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    Sale 5354

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    13 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 115

    A GEORGE III SILVER KITCHEN NUTMEG GRATER

    MARK OF DANIEL HOCKLEY, LONDON, 1814

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III SILVER KITCHEN NUTMEG GRATER
    MARK OF DANIEL HOCKLEY, LONDON, 1814
    With shaped, openwork handle, raised on four bifurcated ball and claw feet, the hinged base inscribed 'MDCCCXVI. And thereby hangs a tale', the rim inscribed R.E.B., the steel grater pierced with concentric circles
    4¾ in. (11.9 cm.) long


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