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    Sale 12247

    The English Collector: English Furniture, Clocks and Portrait Miniatures

    17 November 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 121

    AN EARLY VICTORIAN BRONZE-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL, MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND IVORY-INLAID INKSTAND

    CIRCA 1840

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    AN EARLY VICTORIAN BRONZE-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL, MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND IVORY-INLAID INKSTAND
    CIRCA 1840
    With two cut-glass inkwells flanking a rectangular lidded compartment with two pen rests above a frieze drawer, surmounted by an entwined dolphin handle
    6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) high; 10 in. (26 cm.) wide; 8 in. (20.5 cm.) deep


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    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.