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    Sale 5438

    The Sunday Sale

    30 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 93

    AN EDWARDIAN BRASS AND TORTOISESHELL 'BOULLEWORK' CIGARETTE BOX

    BY ASPREY, LONDON, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    AN EDWARDIAN BRASS AND TORTOISESHELL 'BOULLEWORK' CIGARETTE BOX
    By Asprey, London, early 20th century
    Stamped 'ASPREY LONDON' to the underside
    7 5/8 in. (19.3 cm.) wide
    Together with two French desk blotters - the first, late 19th century the burr-walnut ground with scrolling pierced brass and painted porcelain oval mounts, decorated with putti, with later insert; the second, early 20th century, probably from Nice, the olive-wood ground inlaid with song birds and penwork decoration, the reverse inscribed 'Nice' -- the largest 13 in. (33 cm.) high (3)


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