Summer Americana Auction
J. Bird, 1728 and J. Priest, 1746-53. Each engraved with the crest of a lion’s head. The first marked for John Bird and the second John Priest, the date letter on the Priest taperstick partially struck. 228 grams total. Height 4.5 inches.
Provenance: Tillou Gallery, Litchfield, CT; Collection of Bernard Barouk.