• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 54

    A SILVER RATTLE AND WHISTLE

    UNMARKED, PROBABLY MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SILVER RATTLE AND WHISTLE
    UNMARKED, PROBABLY MID-18TH CENTURY
    With eight bells dependent in two tiers, coral teething stick; together with a silver rattle with mother-of-pearl teething stick by Crisford & Norris Ltd., Birmingham, 1937; and a third Edwardian example in the form of a post horn by Marks and Cohen, Birmingham, 1906 (3)


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