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    Sale 2176

    Christie's Interiors

    16 - 17 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 942

    A NAPOLEON III BRASS-INLAID BURLWOOD AND TULIPWOOD TANTALUS**,

    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY,

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    A NAPOLEON III BRASS-INLAID BURLWOOD AND TULIPWOOD TANTALUS**,
    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY,
    the fitted interior with four decanters and cordial glasses; together with a Napoleon III brass-inlaid red tortoiseshell and boulle marquetry decanter set, the lock inscribed 'JENSEN FT RUE FAVART 12 PARIS'
    The first example 10¾in. (27cm.) high, 12¾in. (32cm.) wide, 10in. (25.5cm.) deep; the second example 4in. (10cm.) high (2)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.