• 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 261

    A SPANISH COLONIAL SILVER-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL CASKET

    PROBABLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SPANISH COLONIAL SILVER-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL CASKET
    PROBABLY 17TH CENTURY
    With domed lid, with a paper label to the underside indistinctly inscribed; cracks and losses
    5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high; 7 5/8 in. (19.3 cm.) wide; 4 in. (10.2 cm.) deep


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