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    Sale 2064

    Christie's Interiors

    18 - 19 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 983

    SEVEN VICTORIAN CARD CASES**,

    19TH CENTURY,

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    SEVEN VICTORIAN CARD CASES**,
    19TH CENTURY,
    including four tortoiseshell and mother-of-pearl cases, a papier mache and mother-of-pearl case, a tortoiseshell case and a tortoiseshell portrait case depicting St. Paul's Cathedral; together with an ivory card case and a tortoiseshell mirror case
    The largest case 4½in. (11.5cm.) high, 3in. (7.5cm.) wide (9)


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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.