A substantial silver Egg-shaped Box by William Phipps and Denis McQuoid.
William Phipps and Denis McQuoid.
A substantial silver Egg-shaped Box with pull-off lid, London 1975, the hand-raised body engraved, by Denis McQuoid, with a series of birds: a ‘Little Tern‘; a ‘Brown Pelican‘; a ‘White-Tailed Tropic Bird‘; a ‘Gentoo Penguin‘; an ‘Arctic Skua‘; a ‘Black Skimmer‘.
This is one of a series of silver eggs in the making of which Phipps and McQuoid collaborated. For another example of 1988 see the ‘Sold Archive’ of this website.
Height – 12 cm.; Diameter – 9.30 cm.; Weight – 342.30 gms.