• 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 112

    A GEORGE III YEWWOOD LEVER-ACTION COMBINATION NUTCRACKER AND PIPE-TAMPER

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III YEWWOOD LEVER-ACTION COMBINATION NUTCRACKER AND PIPE-TAMPER
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Modelled as a bewigged gentleman, with enamelled-copper eyes, the shaft with cross-hatching, the lever end turned for a pipe-tamper
    5 in. (13 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Christie's South Kensington, 5 November 1997, lot 808.