• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2845

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    23 - 24 March 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 311

    AN EMPIRE ORMOLU, MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND MARBLEIZED CASKET

    FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EMPIRE ORMOLU, MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND MARBLEIZED CASKET
    FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The moulded rectangular lid with oval medallion depicting a flying putto
    4 cm. high x 15 cm. wide x 10 cm. deep
    Together with a Restauration ormolu press papier, second quarter 19th Century - 8 cm. high x 17 cm. x 11.5 cm; A Restauration ormolu magnifying glass, second quarter 19th Century - 20 cm. long; An Austrian ormolu and jasperware encrier, early 19th Century - 24 cm. wide (4)


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