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    Sale 2129

    Maritime Decorative Arts

    15 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 113

    A bone and mother of pearl inlaid mahogany knife box**


    Price Realised  


    A bone and mother of pearl inlaid mahogany knife box**
    American, 19th century
    in two sections, with repeating arches along the edges, and arched handle with carved decoration as part of the divider, and decorated on all four sides with inlaid geometric patterns in bone, and mother of pearl flowers at each lower corner.
    15¼ x 9½ x 5¼ in. (38.7 x 24.1 x 13.3 cm.)

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