THE COLLECTION OF MELINDA AND PAUL SULLIVAN
AN IRISH SILVER LARGE PUNCH STRAINER, JAMES DOUGLAS, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1750
shaped flat handles, engraved with demi-lion crest, the bowl pierced with concentric rows of dots within running scrolls and centered by a flowerhead, marked on bowl and both handles. Together with an Irish silver rococo Condiment Jar, maker’s mark SW, Dublin, circa 1760, lacks glass liner and a two-handle Cup, later chased, Dublin, 1773, 3 pieces
length 1⅞ in.
Strainer good throughout; jar good, as noted re. liner; cup as noted re. chasing, engraving removed, and marks partly clear.
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