• Christie's Interiors  auction at Christies

    Sale 2235

    Christie's Interiors

    16 - 17 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 331

    A FRENCH SILVER MOUNTED TOILETTE SET IN A FITTED TRAVELING CASE,

    THE SILVER MARKED PARIS, 19TH CENTURY, THE CASE RETAILED BY AUCOC AINE, PARIS,

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A FRENCH SILVER MOUNTED TOILETTE SET IN A FITTED TRAVELING CASE,
    THE SILVER MARKED PARIS, 19TH CENTURY, THE CASE RETAILED BY AUCOC AINE, PARIS,
    comprising two circular glass jars with silver covers, a rectangular box with silver cover, a long rectangular box with silver cover, three scent bottles in two sizes with silver covers, a silver telescoping shaving brush, two ivory brushes, two wood brushes, a metal button hook, a metal shoe-lacer, a brass picture frame, a tortoise-shell handle straight razor, seven metal straight razor blades etched with the days of the week, and a tortoise-shell handled screw driver; the silver marked '.800'
    The case 12in. (30.5cm.) long (23)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    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.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
    (LOTS 331-332)