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    Sale 5922

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    24 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 619

    A CHINESE-EXPORT MOTHER-OF-PEARL GAMES BOX

    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CHINESE-EXPORT MOTHER-OF-PEARL GAMES BOX
    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    Decorated overall with pierced foliage and birds, the fitted interior with five subsidary boxes, one containing gaming counters
    2¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high; 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) wide; 5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Formerly The Guise Family, Elmore Court, Gloucestershire.