• Christie's Interiors - Style a auction at Christies

    Sale 5681

    Christie's Interiors - Style and Spirit

    23 February 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 297

    A LATE VICTORIAN SILVER-MOUNTED IVORY BISCUIT BOX

    MARK OF JOHN ROUND AND SON, SHEFFIELD, 1898

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    A LATE VICTORIAN SILVER-MOUNTED IVORY BISCUIT BOX
    MARK OF JOHN ROUND AND SON, SHEFFIELD, 1898
    One side carved in high relief with a rococo cartouche and foliage, the other with two buttercups, on three bun feet, pinned-on silver mounts, the pull-off silver cover chased with strapwork and flutes
    8 1/8 in. (20.7 cm.) high


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