• 500 Years Decorative Arts Euro auction at Christies

    Sale 2305

    500 Years Decorative Arts Europe Including Oriental Carpets

    20 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 165

    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

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    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.


    Provenance

    Acquired from Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire, 1997, the etui. Acquired from Jerome Blum, Lisbon, Connecticut, 1989, the architect's set.