• Silver - English
Lot 552

ENGLISH STERLING AND OTHER SILVER ANIMAL FIGURAL ARTICLES, LOT OF TWO

Estimate: $50 - $100
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ENGLISH STERLING AND OTHER SILVER ANIMAL FIGURAL ARTICLES, LOT OF TWO, comprising an English sterling bottle stopper by A.J. Poole of Birmingham with 1997 date mark featuring a figural stag head finial and an attached cork, and a running pig pill or other box of unknown silver fineness having a hinged lid to belly. Stopper impressed with maker's mark and three hallmarks of a lion passant for sterling fineness, an anchor city mark, and an "X" date mark, pig with a likely pseudo hallmark of a left-facing bust of unknown origin having no other marks, of unknown silver fineness/metal content. Total weight including non-silver components: 3.035 ozt. 20th century. Stopper 4" HOA; pig 2 3/8" LOA.

Condition

Very good overall condition with some wear, surface scratches, and other imperfections including nicks, one or a few minor/small dents, and/or slight bending.

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Collection of the late Al and Billy Steidel, Alexandria, VA.
Pig: Noted as from the family owning Luray Caverns, VA, 1989.