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    Sale 12036

    Christie's Interiors

    18 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 238

    A TORTOISESHELL AND GILT-METAL SEWING BOX WITH SILVER FITTINGS

    PROBABLY FRENCH, CIRCA 1870

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    A TORTOISESHELL AND GILT-METAL SEWING BOX WITH SILVER FITTINGS
    PROBABLY FRENCH, CIRCA 1870
    The interior with a lift out tray fitted with a silver needle-case, and silver handled scissors, spike-tool , thimble and darning needle
    5 in. (13 cm.) high


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