• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5977

    Christie's Interiors

    20 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 58

    A GEORGE III IRISH SILVER CHILD'S RATTLE AND WHISTLE

    MARK OF HC (UNTRACED) AND CROWNED HARP ONLY, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1765

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III IRISH SILVER CHILD'S RATTLE AND WHISTLE
    MARK OF HC (UNTRACED) AND CROWNED HARP ONLY, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1765
    Chased with a bird, flowers and rococo scrolls, two tiers each of four bells dependent, coral teething stick
    5 in. (12.8 cm.) long


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    Saleroom Notice

    This lot contains coral and as such may be subject to various export import restrictions under international C.I.T.E.S. legislation.