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    Sale 12041

    Noble & Private Collections Part II

    27 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 416

    A DUTCH MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND SILVER INLAID TORTOISESHELL TOBACCO BOX

    MID-18TH CENTURY, BEARING LATER CONTROL MARK

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A DUTCH MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND SILVER INLAID TORTOISESHELL TOBACCO BOX
    MID-18TH CENTURY, BEARING LATER CONTROL MARK
    Shaped oblong, the slightly domed lid inlaid with a city view of Amsterdam, inscribed 'AMSTERDAM'
    6 ½ in. (17 cm.) long


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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.


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    The estimate for this lot should be £1,500-2,500 and not as printed in the catalogue.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A BELGIAN COLLECTION (LOTS 129, 295-298 & 414-416)