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    Sale 5410

    The Sunday Sale

    20 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 133

    A FRENCH GILT-METAL MOUNTED THUYAWOOD MUSICAL SEWING-BOX

    CIRCA 1860

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH GILT-METAL MOUNTED THUYAWOOD MUSICAL SEWING-BOX
    CIRCA 1860
    With foliate side handles and mounts on winged paw feet, the interior with a compartmented tray with mother-of-pearl fitted tools , a cylinder movement in the base
    8 in. (20 cm.) wide


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