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    Sale 2811

    European Noble and Private Collections

    24 - 25 June 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 556

    A LOT OF EIGHTTEN TORTOISESHELL OBJECTS

    19TH AND EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LOT OF EIGHTTEN TORTOISESHELL OBJECTS
    19TH AND EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Comprising: two looking glasses; two pairs of glasses; two lorgnettes; an ostrich feather fan; eight various caskets; two gold inlaid purses; and a silver mounted engraved glass container (18)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A FASHION ENTREPRENEUR (LOTS 526-569)