A SILVER AND CORAL RATTLE AND WHISTLE
Prospective purchasers are advised that several co… Read more
A SILVER AND CORAL RATTLE AND WHISTLE

UNMARKED EXCEPT FOR A LATER FRENCH IMPORT MARK, PROBABLY ENGLISH, LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY

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A SILVER AND CORAL RATTLE AND WHISTLE
UNMARKED EXCEPT FOR A LATER FRENCH IMPORT MARK, PROBABLY ENGLISH, LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY
The coral with five protrusions, each capped with silver mount with bell dependent, acanthus leaf lappets and trefoil aperture to mouthpiece, the latter with two ribbed bands
6¼ in. long (16 cm.)
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Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.

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