28 - 29 October 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 562
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
A NORTHERN EUROPEAN IVORY-SET WOOD CIGAR-BOX AND IVORY-LINED TORTOISESHELL PILL-BOX
A rectangular Karelian Birch box with rounded corners, the hinged-lid inset with an ivory carving of stags and hounds; together with an ivory-lined tortoiseshell pill-box; together with an octagonal box, the top-hinged lid engraved with leaf-sprays and laurel cartouche containing a crucifix on painted white ground, the border of alternating blue, red and white triangles, Continental, 19th century -- 4 1/8 in. (104 mm.) wide
cigar-box - 6 3/8 in. (162 mm.) wide; pill-box - 1 7/16 in. (36 mm.) diam. (3)
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