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    Sale 7433

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    8 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 155

    A FLEMISH BRASS-MOUNTED AND GILT-EMBOSSED LEATHER CASKET

    FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY

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    A FLEMISH BRASS-MOUNTED AND GILT-EMBOSSED LEATHER CASKET
    FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY
    A Flemish brass-mounted and gilt-tooled leather casket, late 17th/early 18th Century, decorated overall with scrolling foliage, the hinged and domed lid enclosing a green fabric-lined interior, the underside with the initials 'S H V W'; TOGETHER WITH a Flemish brass-mounted ebony-casket, mounted overall with pierced scrolling foliate panels depicting hunting scenes, the stepped and moulded lid centred by a panel decorated with a crowned coat-of-arms, enclosing a velvet lined interior, on turned brass feet, with remains of paper label inscribed in ink '1128...'
    The larger casket: 7½ in. (19 cm.) high; 11½ in. (29 cm.) wide; 7½ in. (19 cm.) deep; the smaller casket: 4¾ in. (12 cm.) high; 6½ in. (16.5cm. ) wide; 4¼ in. (11 cm.) deep (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (LOTS 29, AND 138-160)