• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 5266

    Portrait Miniatures, Objects of Vertu, Silver & Russian Works of Art

    13 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1649

    A pressed tortoiseshell card case

    ENGLISH, CIRCA 1880

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A pressed tortoiseshell card case
    ENGLISH, CIRCA 1880
    Rectangular, each side decorated with an arched architectural study -- 3½ in. (9 cm.); a further tortoiseshell card case; two piqué inlaid ivory cases; two treen cases; a mother-of-pearl case and a gilt inlaid leather card case (8)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.