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    Sale 5368

    Christie's Interiors

    28 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 215

    A GEORGE III SILVER BARREL NUTMEG GRATER

    MARK OF SAMUEL MERITON (II), LONDON, 1796

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III SILVER BARREL NUTMEG GRATER
    MARK OF SAMUEL MERITON (II), LONDON, 1796
    Engraved at either end with an elephant head crest, detachable steel grater, fully marked inside one end, lion passant and maker's mark repeated at opposite end
    1½ in. (3.9 cm)


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