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    Sale 5410

    The Sunday Sale

    20 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 138

    FOUR VICTORIAN OR FRENCH SEWING COMPANIONS OR BOXES

    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    FOUR VICTORIAN OR FRENCH SEWING COMPANIONS OR BOXES
    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    Comprising a papier-maché and mother-of-pearl inlaid box, with blue velvet compartmented interior fitted with carved mother-of-pearl cotton reel holders and other tools in ivory or mother-of-pearl
    11 in. (28 cm.) wide
    A leather and brass mounted sewing box with gilt metal and bone implements, a tooled leather companion fitted with gilt metal and steel implements, and a maple box with mother-of-pearl handled tools (4)


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