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    Sale 5368

    Christie's Interiors

    28 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 164

    A ROYALIST SILVER-MOUNTED OAK PATCH BOX

    UNMARKED, PROBABLY MID-17TH CENTURY

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    A ROYALIST SILVER-MOUNTED OAK PATCH BOX
    UNMARKED, PROBABLY MID-17TH CENTURY
    The cover centred by a silver boss engraved with the Boscobel Oak concealing three crowns within its foliage and flanked by the initials CR for Charles II and the date 1648 below, the sides inscribed Ferryhill. The wood of this box is a peice (sic) of the Royal oak. T:Davison (damage to wood on cover and base)
    1½ in. (4 cm.) diameter


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