• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2827

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    22 - 23 September 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 516

    AN ENGLISH WHITE METAL-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL AND IVORY TEA CADDY

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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    AN ENGLISH WHITE METAL-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL AND IVORY TEA CADDY
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The domed hinged lid enclosing a fitted interior with two lidded compartments
    15 cm. high x 15.5 cm. wide x 9.5 cm. deep
    And a silver-mounted tortoiseshell mirror, probably English, 18th Century, 23 cm. high (2)


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    Prospective buyers should be aware that the importation of Rolex watches into the United States is highly restricted. Rolex watches may not be shipped into the USA and can only be imported personally. Generally a buyer may import only one watch into the USA. For further information please contact our specialists in charge of the sale. Please note other countries may have comparable import restrictions for luxury watches.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that in the description of both objects mother-of-pearl should read tortoiseshell


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