• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5697

    Christie's Interiors

    27 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 323

    A COLLECTION OF OBJECTS OF VERTUE

    MOST 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A COLLECTION OF OBJECTS OF VERTUE
    MOST 19TH CENTURY
    Including a portrait miniature in silver frame, a silver necklace, an amethyst handled seal, enamel glass and silver scent bottles, tortoiseshell mounted snuff boxes, a coquilla nut 'acorn' flask, a plaque of shells, all in a bevelled glazed wood vitrine case
    17 in. (43 cm.) wide (25)


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