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    Sale 2030

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Maritime Art and Prints

    25 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 61

    An ivory and mahogany decorated memory box**

    AMERICAN, MID-19TH CENTURY

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    An ivory and mahogany decorated memory box**
    American, mid-19th century
    with a trapezoid hinged lid, a single compartment with a mirror (loose), and decorated on the exterior with scalloped edged ivory trim, and diamond shapes, American shield, crescent moon and calvary sword, all in ivory, and a pair of daguerreotype images of a man and a woman, also framed in scalloped edge ivory. With escutcheon (key missing) and other details.
    8 x 11¼ x 3½ in. (20.3 x 28.6 x 8.9 cm.)


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