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    Sale 2090

    European Furniture, Sculpture, Works Of Art, Tapestries And Carpets

    22 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1

    AN ITALIAN NERO DI BELGIO AND SPECIMEN MARBLE TEA CADDY**

    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ITALIAN NERO DI BELGIO AND SPECIMEN MARBLE TEA CADDY**
    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    Of rectangular form, inlaid with diamond borders surrounding chequered and geometric panels of Sicilian jasper, lapis, lazuli, malachite, agate, fossil marble and other specimens, the hinged lid opening to reveal two lidded foil-lined wells with ivory pulls, on shaped bun feet
    7½ in. (19 cm.) high, 11½ in. (28 cm.) wide, 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) deep


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    Special Notice

    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.


    Pre-Lot Text

    MORNING SESSION AT 10AM
    LOTS 1-178