• The Manolo March Collection Fr auction at Christies

    Sale 7817

    The Manolo March Collection From Son Galcerán, Mallorca

    28 - 29 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 245

    A GEORGE IV MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID TORTOISESHELL BOWFRONT TEA-CADDY

    CIRCA 1825

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE IV MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID TORTOISESHELL BOWFRONT TEA-CADDY
    CIRCA 1825
    Inlaid with chinoiserie pavillions, with divided interiors
    9 in. (23 cm.) wide


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