• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 1156

    A LOUIS PHILIPPE ORMOLU-MOUNTED EBONY AND HORN-INLAID DRESSING CASKET

    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LOUIS PHILIPPE ORMOLU-MOUNTED EBONY AND HORN-INLAID DRESSING CASKET
    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    BANDED OVERALL AND INLAID WITH FLORAL CARTOUCHES, THE HINGED LID WITH MIRROR TO THE REVERSE, ENCLOSING A FITTED INTERIOR WITH TEN VARIOUS CUTGLASS CONTAINERS ABOVE A DRAWER, ENCLOSING A FITTED INTERIOR WITH MANICURE UTENSILS
    17 CM. HIGH X 36 CM. WIDE X 24 CM. DEEP
    TOGETHER WITH AN ENGLISH MAHOGANY, BONE AND IVORY SHAVING CASKET, 19TH CENTURY, 5 CM. HIGH X 10 CM. WIDE X 21 CM. DEEP; A NORTH EUROPEAN GILT METAL AND BAKELITE MANICURE SET, 20TH CENTURY, 3 CM. HIGH X 23 CM. WIDE X 21 CM. DEEP; A FRENCH LEATHER AND ROSEWOOD TRAVEL MANICURE SET, EARLY 20TH CENTURY, 28 CM. WIDE; TWO LEATHER AND SHAGREEN SPECTACLE CASES, TOGETHER WITH FOLDING SPECTACLES, LATE 19TH CENTURY, 15 CM. LONG; A PLASTIC HEARING DEVICE, EARLY 20TH CENTURY, 11 CM. HIGH; AND A WICKET BASKET CONTAINING EIGHT IVORY AND WOOD GROOMING UTENSILS, NORTH EUROPEAN, LATE 19TH OR EARLY 20TH CENTURY - THE BASKET 19.5 CM. HIGH (16)


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