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    Sale 2185

    Christie's Interiors

    30 June - 1 July 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1001

    FOUR CONTINENTAL PATCH BOXES**,

    19TH CENTURY,

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    FOUR CONTINENTAL PATCH BOXES**,
    19TH CENTURY,
    each of circular form, the tops painted with beach and harbor scenes, including an ivory example, a gilt-metal mounted ebonized example, a burlwood example the top signed illegibly, and a burlwood and tortoiseshell example
    Largest 4in. (10cm.) diameter (4)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
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