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    Sale 5356

    Christie's Interiors

    3 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 428

    A GEORGE IV SILVER KITCHEN NUTMEG GRATER

    MARK OF CHARLES RAWLINGS, LONDON, 1824

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE IV SILVER KITCHEN NUTMEG GRATER
    MARK OF CHARLES RAWLINGS, LONDON, 1824
    Of usual "D" section with fixed steel grater to front, tongue and dart border with shell and foliate grip, hinged base, top engraved with crest of a mural crown superimposed on two crossed arrows, points down, centred by a plume or feather, motto scroll above "Fidei Constans". (contained in a modern Asprey fitted box)
    4 in. (10 cm.) high


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