7 May 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 1,375
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
AN ANTIQUARIAN EBONY BOX
Constructed using 17th Century French and Flemish elements from a cabinet, with two hinged doors opening to reveal a long drawers with tortoiseshell veneer; together with a Chinese export padouk box, with paper label inscribed 'Sir J. Gladstone/Fasque/L**?'
7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high; 19¼ in. (48.5 cm.) wide; 14 in. (36 cm.) deep (2)
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