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    Sale 5351

    Christie's Interiors

    15 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 356

    A WILLIAM IV SILVER MOUNTED GENTLEMAN'S TRAVELING DRESSING TABLE SET

    MARK OF JOSEPH WILLMORE, BIRMINGHAM, ALL 1832, EXCEPT THE SHAVING BRUSH 1838

    Price Realised  

    A WILLIAM IV SILVER MOUNTED GENTLEMAN'S TRAVELING DRESSING TABLE SET
    MARK OF JOSEPH WILLMORE, BIRMINGHAM, ALL 1832, EXCEPT THE SHAVING BRUSH 1838
    Comprising: four cologne bottles, seven boxes (three with pierced foliate panels to cover), a traveling inkwell and a shaving brush in a cylindrical case, all engraved with a crest above initials A.I.G, also two wooden-backed hair brushes and a shaving strop, the secret drawer containing nine steel or ivory mounted fittings including a pair of boot jacks, folding corkscrew and various manicure items, in a fitted brass-bound rosewood box with inlaid crested brass star-shaped cartouche, lined in crimson velvet, the inside of the cover with concealed writing folder.


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