• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 591

    A COPPER MOUNTED RELIEF CARVED IVORY PEN BOX

    CEYLON, LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A COPPER MOUNTED RELIEF CARVED IVORY PEN BOX
    CEYLON, LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    CARVED OVERALL WITH FLORAL AND FOLIATE MOTIFS, THE INTERIOR CONTAINING A PEN BOX
    23.3 CM. WIDE


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    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.
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    Exhibited

    ROTTERDAM, HISTORISCH MUSEUM, BEZETEN BEZIT, KEUZETENTOONSTELLING UIT DE VERZAMELING VAN MEVROUW ELIAS-VAES TE ROTTERDAM, EXHIBITION CATALOGUE, 18 APRIL - 1 AUGUST 1970, NO. 638