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    Sale 5383

    Jewels at South Kensington

    7 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 123

    An early 19th century portrait miniature set tortoiseshell box

    Price Realised  

    An early 19th century portrait miniature set tortoiseshell box
    The circular portrait miniature painted on ivory to depict a young lady, her side parted hair tied in ringlets, wearing a muslin dress, gold necklace and coral earpendants, mounted in gilt metal on a circular tortoiseshell box, French school, circa 1810, mounts deficient from box, chipped


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    Post Lot Text

    Please note that this lot will require a CITES licence to leave the EU and will also be subject to US Fish and Wildlife restrictions if it is to be imported into the USA