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Lot 0575

Description

16th century AD. A silver biconvex whistle with repeating Tudor rose, fleur-de-lys, crown and acorn motifs in panels; chamfered mouthpiece and pelta-shaped vent, suspension ring to the base; crenellated rib to the top with dome-shaped end decorated with Tudor rose; suspension ring with twisted wire ring. 3 grams, 49mm (2"). Ex Davis collection, Cambridgeshire, UK; previously in an old jewellery collection formed in the 1990s.

Condition

Very fine condition. Very rare.

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Post Medieval Tudor Hawking Whistle

Estimate £400 - £600May 23, 2017
Starting Price £360
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