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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 258

    A SOUTH GERMAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED, REPOUSSE, HARDSTONE AND SPECIMENT MARBLE-INSET EBONY AND EBONIZED CASKET

    EARLY 18TH CENTURY

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    A SOUTH GERMAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED, REPOUSSE, HARDSTONE AND SPECIMENT MARBLE-INSET EBONY AND EBONIZED CASKET
    EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    Decorated overall with foliate scrolls adorned with amber, agate, and other hardstone, centred to each side with an ivory panel depicting biblical scenes, the rectangular domed hinged top with rippled moulded edge, enclosing a small concealed compartment and a green silk-lined interior, with pierced foliate mounts to the angles
    23 cm. high x 26.5 cm. wide x 21.5 cm. deep


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