• 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 15

    A GEORGE I LIGNUM VITAE COFFEE-GRINDER

    THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE I LIGNUM VITAE COFFEE-GRINDER
    THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    Of reeded barrel form with interchangeable acorn finial and articulated steel arm
    9½ in. (24 cm.) high


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    A related reed-banded coffee-grinder, but lacking the winder, was sold by Jonathan Levi, Christie's South Kensington, 8 November 2006, lot 72 (£2,400). The latter is illustrated in J. Levi, Treen for the table, Woodbridge, 1998, p. 118, pl.. Another is illustrated in E. H. Pinto, Treen and other wooden bygones, London, 1969, pl. 180A.

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    Provenance

    Bought from David Levi, 2007.