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    Sale 1993

    Important English Furniture

    25 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 12

    A REGENCY TORTOISESHELL, IVORY AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL TEA-CADDY**

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

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    A REGENCY TORTOISESHELL, IVORY AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL TEA-CADDY**
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Of rectangular form, with a white metal knob to the center of the top, on copper ball feet
    4½ in. (10.5 cm.) high, 4¾ in. (12 cm.) wide, 3 in. (8 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.