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    Sale 5266

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

    13 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1647

    A tortoiseshell travelling writing necessaire

    ENGLISH, LATE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A tortoiseshell travelling writing necessaire
    ENGLISH, LATE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
    Rectangular, the gilt-metal mounted cover inlaid with a silver urn, hinged to reveal a set of writing implements -- 3 1/8 in. (7.8 cm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Lady Ottoline Morrell by descent to the present owner.