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    Sale 5366

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    23 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 142

    NELSON INTEREST: A GEORGE III SILVER COMMEMORATIVE VINAIGRETTE

    MARK OF MATTHEW LINWOOD, BIRMINGHAM, 1805

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    NELSON INTEREST: A GEORGE III SILVER COMMEMORATIVE VINAIGRETTE
    MARK OF MATTHEW LINWOOD, BIRMINGHAM, 1805
    Cover depicting Admiral Lord Nelson in naval uniform within an oval cartouche inscribed around edge England expects every man will do his duty, all on linear ground, base engraved with foliate motif within prick-dot frame, the gilt die-stamped grille depicting H.M.S. "Victory" with legend Victory & Trafalgar Ocr. 21. 1805, gilt interior
    1¼ in. (3 cm.) long


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