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    Sale 2129

    Maritime Decorative Arts

    15 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 76

    A two-part mahogany knife box**

    AMERICAN, 19TH CENTURY

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A two-part mahogany knife box**
    American, 19th century
    with whale ivory turned bun feet, whale ivory corner reinforcements, and a turned whale ivory handle.
    15½ x 7½ x 7½ in. (39.3 x 19.1 x 19.1 cm.)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF PATRICIA AVERY ANDERSON