• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5977

    Christie's Interiors

    20 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 91

    A GRADUATED PAIR OF GEORGE III SCOTTISH SILVER TROWELS

    MARK OF PATRICK ROBINSON, EDINBURGH, 1784

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    A GRADUATED PAIR OF GEORGE III SCOTTISH SILVER TROWELS
    MARK OF PATRICK ROBINSON, EDINBURGH, 1784
    Wood handles, blades engraved with an earl's coronet above initial K; also a Victorian silver trowel by George Unite and Sons, Birmingham, 1876, with fluted ivory handle and presentation inscription from the Trustees of the Town Hall of Stonehaven to the Honble Lord Inverurie...20 March 1877
    the largest 10½ in. (26.8 cm.) long (3)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of the 14th Earl of Kintore