• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5924

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    22 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 105

    A DUTCH COLONIAL ROSEWOOD, BONE AND TORTOISESHELL CASKET

    LATE 18TH CENTURY AND LATER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A DUTCH COLONIAL ROSEWOOD, BONE AND TORTOISESHELL CASKET
    LATE 18TH CENTURY AND LATER
    With geometric veneers and bone banding overall, mounted with gilt-bronze handles and escucheons, the hinged lid with a mirror to the interior above a frieze drawer, on turned feet
    8¼ in. (21 cm.) high; 17 in. (43 cm.) wide; 12 in. (30.5 cm.) deep


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