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    Sale 7464

    Un hôtel particulier du Faubourg Saint-Germain The Collection of The Marquis and Marquise de Ravenel

    21 - 22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 382

    A CROCODILE SKIN TRAVELLING CASE

    RETAILED BY ASPREY, CIRCA 1930

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    A CROCODILE SKIN TRAVELLING CASE
    RETAILED BY ASPREY, CIRCA 1930
    With gilt-heightened initials 'D.A.' and 'REGD NO 781792', the partly fitted interior with brushes and vanity compartments; a trompe l'oeil decorated casket, early 20th Century, carved and decorated to the lid with Russian banknotes, 10¼ in. (26 cm.) wide; two Austro-Hungarian cigarette cases; a painted cigarette case with playing cards to cover; a long-handled manifying glass, 19 1/8 in. (48.5 cm.) long; a silver-plated and mahogany desk stand; and a walnut and brass nut cracker
    8 in. (20.5 cm.) high; 13¾ in. (35 cm.) wide; 10 in. (25.5 cm.) deep
    Together with a silver-mounted crocodile skin cigar case, London, 1931, 7¼ in. (18.5 cm.) high; a German rosewood and steel cigar cutter, by Donatus, Solingen, mid 20th Century; a horn-mounted bottle opener (11)


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