• Three Woods: A Passion for Wal auction at Christies

    Sale 7909

    Three Woods: A Passion for Walnut, Oak & Yew The John Parry Collection

    25 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 30

    A FRUITWOOD NUTCRACKER

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRUITWOOD NUTCRACKER
    18TH CENTURY
    With globe receptacle and screw with ball handle
    5 in. (13 cm.) long


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    Other comparable screw nutcrackers are illustrated in E. H. Pinto, Treen and other wooden bygones, London, 1969, pl. 72 and J. Levi, Treen for the table, Woodbridge, 1998, p. 166, pl. 12/20.

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