• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5658

    Christie's Interiors

    5 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 23

    A FRENCH TORTOISESHELL AND BRASS INLAID DECANTER CASE

    CIRCA 1870

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH TORTOISESHELL AND BRASS INLAID DECANTER CASE
    CIRCA 1870
    The case with ebony veneered hinged sides and hinged boulle-work top and front revealing a lift-out tray fitted with a set of four parcel-gilt decanters and sixteen glasses
    10½ in. (27 cm.) high when closed


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