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    Sale 2811

    European Noble and Private Collections

    24 - 25 June 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 321

    A TORTOISESHELL TEACADDY

    DUTCH OR ENGLISH, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A TORTOISESHELL TEACADDY
    DUTCH OR ENGLISH, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The domed lid enclosing a lidded double compartment
    8 cm. high x 13 cm. wide x 8 cm. wide
    And a tortoiseshell necessaire, mid 19th century the shaped domed lid enclosing a fitted tray with gilt scissors, thimble, needle case and spools - 4.2 cm. high x 14 cm. wide x 9 cm. deep; A tortoiseshell spoonbox, mid 19th century - 4.5 cm. high x 16.5 cm. wide x 7.5 cm. deep; And a small tortoiseshell box, mid 19th century - 3.5 cm. high x 7.5 cm. wide x 5 cm. deep (4)


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