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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 162

    A GEORGE II PINCHBECK-MOUNTED HARDSTONE CHÂTELAINE WITH NÉCESSAIRE

    ENGLISH, CIRCA 1750

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE II PINCHBECK-MOUNTED HARDSTONE CHÂTELAINE WITH NÉCESSAIRE
    ENGLISH, CIRCA 1750
    Shaped triangular suspension hook faced with hinged cartouche set with jasper and chased with c-scrolls and rocaille, two suspension hooks with blue egg-shaped and round aventurine glass thimble cases, further suspension hook with hinged nécessaire similarly chased and set with jasper panels, containing implements including steel blade with tortoiseshell handle inlaid with gold, spoon, scissors, pencil holder and one other tool, gilt-metal push-pin, within hinged fishskin case with red lining
    8 in. (205 mm.) long (2)


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