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    Sale 5087

    The Casimir Collection of Metalwork

    23 January 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 289

    A FRENCH BRASS TOILET BOX

    MID 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A FRENCH BRASS TOILET BOX
    MID 18TH CENTURY
    With a hinged lid engraved with the initial 'S' on the cover
    3¼in. (8.2cm.) high
    A French brass sponge-box with hinged cover and with traces of original silvering, circa 1760, and a brass sponge box with lift-off cover (3)


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    For a similar example see Gentle and Feild, Domestic Metalwork, revised edition, 1994, p. 375 fig. 1.

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