• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 2202

    Christie's Interiors

    1 - 2 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 566

    AN ANGLO INDIAN PORCUPINE QUILL BOX,

    THE INTERIOR BEARING INLAID ELEPHANT MOTIF AND INSCRIBED 'MATARA', SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY,

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AN ANGLO INDIAN PORCUPINE QUILL BOX,
    THE INTERIOR BEARING INLAID ELEPHANT MOTIF AND INSCRIBED 'MATARA', SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY,
    with ivory inlay
    3in. (7.5cm.) high, 8¼in. (21cm.) wide, 6½in. (16.5cm.) deep


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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

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
    (LOTS 566-585)