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Lot 249
A rare 18th Century combined sugar sifter, crusher and spike, unmarked, circa 1750/70,

Sold for £ 776 (US$ 1,036) inc. premium
Boxes, Miscellanea and Vertu
A rare 18th Century combined sugar sifter, crusher and spike,
unmarked, circa 1750/70,
used to break up and crush large lump sugar, the flat disc-shaped top with milled edge, pierced with crosslets and beads, attached to a steel spike which fits into a tapering tubular case which in turn fits over another tapering tube which terminates in a small, flat circular seal-shaped crusher, the spike screwing into the lower case to hold it all in place, 8cm. long.
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