• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5976

    Christie's Interiors

    6 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 43

    A FRENCH MINIATURE TORTOISESHELL AND GILT-METAL TABLE VITRINE

    CIRCA 1880

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH MINIATURE TORTOISESHELL AND GILT-METAL TABLE VITRINE
    CIRCA 1880
    WITH BEVELLED GLASS TOP
    7½ IN. (19 CM.) WIDE
    AND A GLASS AND GILT METAL AND ENAMEL BOX AND COVER - LATE 19TH CENTURY - 7½ IN. (19 CM.) DIAMETER (2)


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