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    Sale 5364

    Christie's Interiors

    2 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 259

    A CANADIAN SILVER PRESENTATION TROWEL

    MARK OF SAVAGE & LYMAN, MONTREAL, CIRCA 1867

    Price Realised  

    A CANADIAN SILVER PRESENTATION TROWEL
    MARK OF SAVAGE & LYMAN, MONTREAL, CIRCA 1867
    The wooden handle with thistle-chased silver mounts, the silver blade engraved with a wreath of thistles encircling a presentation inscription, in original fitted wooden case lined in blue velvet
    13 3/8 in. (34 cm.) long


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    The inscription reads 'This trowel used in the laying of the corner stone of St. Pauls Church Montreal is presented by the Building Com. to the Revd John Jenkins D.D. Minister of the Church 8th June 1867'

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    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage