• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5920

    Christie's Interiors

    15 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 316

    A VICTORIAN SILVER GENTLEMAN'S TRAVELLING DRESSING TABLE SET

    MARK OF THOMAS WHITEHOUSE, LONDON, 1849

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    A VICTORIAN SILVER GENTLEMAN'S TRAVELLING DRESSING TABLE SET
    MARK OF THOMAS WHITEHOUSE, LONDON, 1849
    Comprising: 5 cologne bottles, 2 cylindrical bottles, 2 rectangular and 2 small circular boxes, covers engraved with foliage around vacant cartouches, also 6 mother-of-pearl handled stainless steel fittings, in an ebony box inlaid with mother-of-pearl and brass
    6 7/8 in. (17.6 cm.) high; 12½ in. (31.8 cm.) wide; 9 5/8 in. (24.6 cm.) deep


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