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    Sale 2185

    Christie's Interiors

    30 June - 1 July 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 623

    A COLONIAL TORTOISESHELL AND INLAID IVORY TRAVEL BOX**,

    19TH CENTURY,

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A COLONIAL TORTOISESHELL AND INLAID IVORY TRAVEL BOX**,
    19TH CENTURY,
    together with a tortoiseshell work box
    6¼in. (16cm.) high, 10½in. (26.5cm.) wide, 7¾in. (19.5cm.) deep (2)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR