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    Sale 5364

    Christie's Interiors

    2 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 300

    AN EARLY VICTORIAN SILVER-MOUNTED GENTLEMAN'S TRAVELLING DRESSING TABLE SET

    PRINCIPALLY MARK OF RAWLINGS & SUMMERS, THE REST MARK OF THOMAS DILLER, LONDON, 1839/41

    Price Realised  

    AN EARLY VICTORIAN SILVER-MOUNTED GENTLEMAN'S TRAVELLING DRESSING TABLE SET
    PRINCIPALLY MARK OF RAWLINGS & SUMMERS, THE REST MARK OF THOMAS DILLER, LONDON, 1839/41
    Comprising: 2 mounted glass cologne bottles, 3 mounted glass boxes with pierced and engraved covers centred by a crest and coronet with seven pearls, a travelling inkwell, an ivory-handled shaving strop with etched seven pearl coronet above initial C, and a blue velvet tray with only 2 of the original 13 fittings now present, contained in a brass-bound mahogany fitted box, the cover lined in purple plush
    13 1/8 in. (33.5 cm.) long; 7 1/8 in. (18 cm.) wide


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