• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 358

    AN ITALIAN CUIR BOUILLE POWDER-FLASK

    FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ITALIAN CUIR BOUILLE POWDER-FLASK
    FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY
    With leather covered wooden body of planot-convex section, the outer face tooled with a central panel filled with a cartouche and a pair of side panels filled with grotesques, the borders decorated with running leaf ornament, bound with strips of iron at the edges and fitted with iron top with spring cut-off and nozzle
    20 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.