• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 338

    AN IRON MONEY CHEST

    PROBABLY GERMAN, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN IRON MONEY CHEST
    PROBABLY GERMAN, 19TH CENTURY
    Decorated overall with chased and engraved panels depicting cherubs and acanthus scrolls, the hinged lid with elaborate pierced and engraved lock plate to the reverse, decorated with a coat of arms, on bun feet
    52 cm. high x 82 cm. wide x 46 cm. deep


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