• 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 247

    A WILLIAM IV MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID TORTOISESHELL SARCOPHAGUS TEA-CADDY

    CIRCA 1835

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WILLIAM IV MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID TORTOISESHELL SARCOPHAGUS TEA-CADDY
    CIRCA 1835
    With divided interior, one foot replaced
    8 in. (20 cm.) wide


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