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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 147

    A GEORGE III GOLD AND HARDSTONE TOOTHPICK-CASE

    PROBABLY LONDON, CIRCA 1760/70

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III GOLD AND HARDSTONE TOOTHPICK-CASE
    PROBABLY LONDON, CIRCA 1760/70
    oblong box with rounded corners, the cover and base mounted à jour with bloodstone panels, the gold mounts chased with c-scrolls on a frosted ground, polished gold sides, raised incorporated thumbpiece chased with a sea shell and c-scrolls
    2 11/16 in. (69 mm.) wide


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