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    Sale 5929

    The Sunday Sale - Property of the Late Monty Lewis, removed from Hyver Manor & Property of the Late Dr. William Lindsaygordon

    29 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 163

    A SILVER TOBACCO RASP

    MAKER'S MARK ONLY OF "N" SCRIPT (OR "IN" SCRIPT CONJOINED?), LATE 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SILVER TOBACCO RASP
    MAKER'S MARK ONLY OF "N" SCRIPT (OR "IN" SCRIPT CONJOINED?), LATE 17TH CENTURY
    Cylindrical, the sides pierced and engraved with beads, scrolls and triangles, the cover engraved with a daffodil, the base of the cover and removable silver grater engraved with contemporary initials MT, the latter struck with a different maker's mark RB; also another cylindrical silver tobacco rasp, maker's mark only of CU, circa 1700, the sides engraved with stiff leaves, the cover engraved with a stylised rose, the underside of base engraved with contemporary initials EA
    respectively, 2¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high and 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high (2)


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