25 March 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,000
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
SCROLL CASKET, 1989
silver, gold and wood, hand-wrought and chased decoration, gold inset triangular catch, stamped RAK makers mark, London hallmarks 1989
11¼in. (28.5cm) long
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One of four freedom scroll caskets made to a commission for Poole Borough Council. The chased decoration is themed from local sources, such as the the harbour and sea defences and the shell is the symbol for Poole.
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