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    Sale 1896

    Important Silver And Objects Of Vertu

    26 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 276

    A CHARLES II SILVER-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL TOBACCO BOX**

    MARK OF FRANCIS GARTHORNE, LONDON, CIRCA 1680

    Price Realised  

    A CHARLES II SILVER-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL TOBACCO BOX**
    MARK OF FRANCIS GARTHORNE, LONDON, CIRCA 1680
    Oval, the cover and base tortoiseshell, with scalloped silver mounts, the cover with applied silver profile of Charles I, the cover and base interior and cover bezel with maker's mark only
    3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) long


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