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    Sale 5378

    Jewels & Watches at South Ken: Including Jewels from the 1960's and 70's - the property of a Lady, and a collection of fine watches

    15 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 162

    A GEM-SET ROCK CRYSTAL PRESENTATION CASKET

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    A GEM-SET ROCK CRYSTAL PRESENTATION CASKET
    Of rectangular form with canted corners, the rock crystal base overlaid with a frieze of pierced anthemion motifs with ribbed decoration to the corners and feet, the hinged lid with faceted rock crystal cover applied with an embossed plaque depicting Fort Jabrin in the Sultanate of Oman the border with engraved undulating pattern and cabochon ruby accents, the two colour interior with flowerhead bosses to the corners and a scrolling openwork overlay to the base, approximately 14 x 9.5 x 6.5 cm., fitted presentation case, accompanied by a photograph of Fort Jabrin


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Presented to the vendor's husband by the Sultan of Oman