• 19th Century Furniture, Sculpt auction at Christies

    Sale 2210

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art & Ceramics

    20 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 43

    A NAPOLEON III ORMOLU-MOUNTED CUT-BRASS, IVORY AND RED TORTOISESHELL-INLAID 'BOULLE' MARQUETRY TABLE CASKET

    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A NAPOLEON III ORMOLU-MOUNTED CUT-BRASS, IVORY AND RED TORTOISESHELL-INLAID 'BOULLE' MARQUETRY TABLE CASKET
    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The hinged lid surmounted by a musician and putti, over a rectangular case set with a spring activated drawer, the lock signed Jensen R. Favart 12 à Paris
    11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high; 12½ in. (31.5 cm.) wide; 8 in (20 cm.) deep


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    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.


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    Please note that this lot includes ivory.