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    Sale 7524

    Turin London Corfu The Collection of Giorgio Marsan and Umberta Nasi

    12 - 13 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 248

    AN ITALIAN GILTMETAL MOUNTED GILT EMBOSSED AND EMBROIDERED CONCERTINA LETTER FOLDER

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN GILTMETAL MOUNTED GILT EMBOSSED AND EMBROIDERED CONCERTINA LETTER FOLDER
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Rectangular, of dark green leather with folding sides, the hinged central compartment with needlepoint panel depicting a capriccio landscape with buildings and a seated figure with giltmetal stiff-leaf border with knop handle, the interior with a pocket containing the key, the borders applied with red and lighter green leather onlays tooled in gilt with roundels and foliate motifs, the front with giltmetal scroll escutcheon, within plain gilt rolled borders
    9 3/8 in. (24 cm.) wide, 7 5/8 in. (19.2 cm.) deep


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    With Jeremy Ltd.