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    Sale 12975

    Noble & Private Collections Part I

    2 November 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 74

    A FINE CHINESE EXPORT LACQUER RECTANGULAR FITTED WORK BOX AND HINGED COVER

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FINE CHINESE EXPORT LACQUER RECTANGULAR FITTED WORK BOX AND HINGED COVER
    19TH CENTURY
    Complete with inner trays, boxes, ivory sewing implements, a lower integral drawer with writing slope and two glass white metal topped inkwells, with key; together with two tea-caddies and covers, fitted with incised pewter caddies; and a similar box
    The work box 17 x 11 x 5 ½ in. (43.2 x 28 x 14 cm.)


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    Special Notice

    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.


    Provenance

    Acquired by the vendor in the United Kingdom prior to 1980.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of an English Collector of Chinese Export Ware