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    Sale 2141

    Christie's Interiors

    3 - 4 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 797

    A VICTORIAN MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID ROSEWOOD AND EBONY LAP DESK**,

    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY,

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A VICTORIAN MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID ROSEWOOD AND EBONY LAP DESK**,
    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY,
    together with a walnut and mother-of-pearl voyage de necessaire and a contemporary lacquered table-top box
    The lap desk 5½in. (14cm) high, 16in. (40.5cm.) wide, 10in. (25.5cm.) deep (3)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    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.