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    Sale 5899

    Christie's Interiors

    13 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 191

    A CHINESE EXPORT LACQUER BOX

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CHINESE EXPORT LACQUER BOX
    19TH CENTURY
    With gilt decoration on a black ground, the compartmented interior with one drawer and lidded comparments including turned bone sewing utensils, the inside of the lid inscribed Priscilla Jones
    14 in. (36 cm.) wide


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    Sold with the will of Priscilla Jones in which the bequest of the work box is made dated 1915.

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage