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    Sale 5929

    The Sunday Sale - Property of the Late Monty Lewis, removed from Hyver Manor & Property of the Late Dr. William Lindsaygordon

    29 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 142

    A GEORGE I SILVER RATTLE

    STRUCK ONLY WITH BRITANNIA STANDARD MAKER'S MARK FOR JOHN HUGH LE SAGE, LONDON, CIRCA 1720

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE I SILVER RATTLE
    STRUCK ONLY WITH BRITANNIA STANDARD MAKER'S MARK FOR JOHN HUGH LE SAGE, LONDON, CIRCA 1720
    Of exceptional gauge, with 8 bells dependent, the mouthpiece with heart-shaped blow-hole, lacking coral teething stick, complete with chain; together with another silver rattle by Crisford and Norris, Birmingham, 1920, with four bells dependent from one larger bell and with mother-of-pearl teething stick (2)


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    Provenance

    Christie's London, 7 May 1974, lot 114.