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    Sale 1993

    Important English Furniture

    25 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 10

    A REGENCY TORTOISESHELL AND IVORY TEA-CADDY**

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A REGENCY TORTOISESHELL AND IVORY TEA-CADDY**
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Of sarcophagus form, with two separate interior compartments, on ivory ball feet, the lid with a silver mount engraved ' JEI (?) to EC '
    6 in. (15 cm.) high, 7¼ in. (18.5 cm.) wide, 4¼ in. (11 cm.) deep


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    Special Notice

    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.