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An Art Nouveau silver christening mug by Albert Edward Jones

Estimate: $300


Lot Description

An Art Nouveau silver christening mug by Albert Edward Jones, hammer finished barrel shape with applied wire tendrils and ceramic cabochons, inscribed 'B.G.W. d.d (donum dedit) H.G, August xii, 1908'. Hallmarked Birmingham 1906. H.80mm. Provenance: The Estate of Emeritus Professor Brian Coote CBE, FRSNZ (1929 - 2019). Proceeds to the Scholarship Fund set up by the late Professor Coote is to assist University of Auckland law graduates with post-graduate study at an overseas university.