• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2845

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    23 - 24 March 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 31

    FOUR VARIOUS ENGINE TURNED TOBACCO JARS

    ENGLISH AND FRENCH, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    FOUR VARIOUS ENGINE TURNED TOBACCO JARS
    ENGLISH AND FRENCH, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    Two lignum vitae with domed lid of which one stamped to the reverse of the lid LEROY NANTES, and the other with ivory finial, one brass banded oak with ivory-mounted urn-shaped finial and one mahogany with brass studs
    18 to 29 cm. high (4)


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