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    Sale 5410

    The Sunday Sale

    20 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 145

    A GEORGE IV SILVER MOUNTED GENTLEMAN'S TRAVELING DRESSING TABLE SET

    MOSTLY MARK OF WILLIAM PARKER, LONDON, 1823, AND LATER, THE BOX BY T. L. HAUSBURG, LIVERPOOL

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE IV SILVER MOUNTED GENTLEMAN'S TRAVELING DRESSING TABLE SET
    MOSTLY MARK OF WILLIAM PARKER, LONDON, 1823, AND LATER, THE BOX BY T. L. HAUSBURG, LIVERPOOL
    Comprising: 4 cologne bottles; 5 other bottles and two cylindrical silver boxes with pull-off covers; and 29 various implements, mostly with mother-of-pearl handles, including a folding corkscrew, a carved mother-of-pearl thread winder, 4 pen nibs, 3 folding knives, a propelling pencil (lacking innards) and a pair of scissors; contained in a brass-bound fitted mahogany box lined in red velvet, the silver mounts initialed CMR, the box lining embossed T.L Hausburg, Manufacturer, Liverpool


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