24 February 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,875
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
A VICTORIAN GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL TABLE CASKET
THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
The hinged lid enclosing a green velvet-lined interior with drawer beneath, the angles mounted with female winged monopodiae, mounted with ivory label to the underside 'THOMAS SMITH & SONS, SIVERSMITHS, 31.QUEEN STREET.GLASGOW'
10 1/8 in. (26.6 cm.) high; 15 1/8 in. (38.5 cm.) wide; 9½n. (24.2 cm.) deep
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