• A Cabinet of Curiosities Selec auction at Christies

    Sale 2393

    A Cabinet of Curiosities Selections from the Peter Tillou Collections

    28 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 98

    A DUTCH STAINED TORTOISESHELL AND PARCEL-EBONIZED MIRROR

    LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A DUTCH STAINED TORTOISESHELL AND PARCEL-EBONIZED MIRROR
    LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    The molded rectangular frame with raised faceted corners, later rectangular mirror plate, possibly originally a frame
    27½ in. (68.5 cm.) high, 23½ in. (60 cm.) wide


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    This lot is offered without reserve.
    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.