Provenance: Gad's Hill Place (see below)." /> [DICKENS/HOGARTH RELIC]. Mother-of-pearl spectacle case, engraved "G.H." on front, 5¾ x 1¾ in. (Two pieces of mother-of-pearl lacking.) <I>Provenance</I>: Gad's Hill Place (see below). | Christie's
  • The William E. Self Library, I auction at Christies

    Sale 2153

    The William E. Self Library, Important English and American Literature

    4 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 110

    [DICKENS/HOGARTH RELIC]. Mother-of-pearl spectacle case, engraved "G.H." on front, 5¾ x 1¾ in. (Two pieces of mother-of-pearl lacking.) Provenance: Gad's Hill Place (see below).

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    [DICKENS/HOGARTH RELIC]. Mother-of-pearl spectacle case, engraved "G.H." on front, 5¾ x 1¾ in. (Two pieces of mother-of-pearl lacking.) Provenance: Gad's Hill Place (see below).

    Accompanied by Georgina Hogarth's note: "I certify that this Pearl Spectacle Case was given to me by Mrs. James White who was a personal friend of Charles Dickens and intentioned by him, in his work place, that since his death it has always been in my possession and frequently used by me. Georgina Hogarth."


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