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    Sale 5368

    Christie's Interiors

    28 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 26

    A COLLECTION OF VICTORIAN TORTOISESHELL AND HORN TRINKET BOXES, SNUFF BOXES AND CARD CASES

    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

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    A COLLECTION OF VICTORIAN TORTOISESHELL AND HORN TRINKET BOXES, SNUFF BOXES AND CARD CASES
    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    Comprising a card case inlaid with an engraved silver plaque of flowers, another with mother-of-pearl inlay, two other card cases, a casket shaped tortoiseshell trinket box and many further in horn or tortoiseshell some with silver or bone or ivory mounts
    largest card case 4¼ in. (11 cm.) high (16)


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