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    Sale 1983

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art And Ceramics

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 19

    A CONTINENTAL SILVER TABLE CASKET

    CIRCA 1890

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CONTINENTAL SILVER TABLE CASKET
    CIRCA 1890
    The hinged rectangular lid surmounted by a figure of Napoleon on horseback, the sides cast in relief with battle scenes, the angles cast with full-length figures of Napoleon, on a spreading foliate-cast foot, the underside with pseudo hallmarks
    15¼ in. (38.5 cm.) high; 17 in. (43.3 cm.) wide; 10½ in. (26.7 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF LEONA M. HELMSLEY (LOTS 1-41)