• 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 48

    A REGENCY SYCAMORE KNITTING-SHEATH

    DATED 1804

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A REGENCY SYCAMORE KNITTING-SHEATH
    DATED 1804
    Carved from a single piece, the chain with hook and swivel, the sheath carved with geometric patterns, one end with a heart, one side inscribed '1804', the other 'MD'
    7 in. (18 cm.) excluding chain


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    Provenance

    Bought from David Levi, 2007.