• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5977

    Christie's Interiors

    20 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 52

    A LARGE GEORGE III SILVER NUTMEG GRATER

    MARK OF IH, PROBABLY FOR JAMES HYDE, LONDON, 1787

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE GEORGE III SILVER NUTMEG GRATER
    MARK OF IH, PROBABLY FOR JAMES HYDE, LONDON, 1787
    Plain cylindrical with bayonet fitting to cover which is fixed to the tubular steel grater, engraved at either end with a large crest of Waller, the body initialled IWW, fully marked around side except for maker's mark, the maker's mark and lion passant struck inside cover and base
    3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) long


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