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    Sale 5344

    Christie's Interiors

    15 January 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 56

    A VICTORIAN SILVER NOVELTY THREAD-HOLDER IN FORM OF A REEL OF THREAD,

    MARK OF SAMPSON MORDAN, LONDON, 1882,

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN SILVER NOVELTY THREAD-HOLDER IN FORM OF A REEL OF THREAD,
    MARK OF SAMPSON MORDAN, LONDON, 1882,
    With gilt interior fitted to take a cotton reel, with tiny drop-shaped aperture on one side, cover engraved with design registration lozenge, 2 in. high (5 cm.) x 2 1/8 in. wide (5.4 cm.).


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