20 April 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 188
Estimate USD 700 - USD 900
A FRENCH ENGRAVED PAKTONG ETUI AND AN ENGLISH BRASS ARCHITECT'S SET
THE ETUI LATE 18TH CENTURY, THE SET BY ABRAHAM BASS, LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY
The engraved etui with tortoiseshell implements, the architect's set in a shagreen case and including a compass, a pair of pincers, ivory measures and various tools
6¾ in. (17 cm.) long, the shagreen case (2)
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Acquired from Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire, 1997, the etui. Acquired from Jerome Blum, Lisbon, Connecticut, 1989, the architect's set.