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    Sale 2064

    Christie's Interiors

    18 - 19 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1005

    SIX NAPOLEONIC PATCH BOXES**,

    19TH CENTURY AND LATER,

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    SIX NAPOLEONIC PATCH BOXES**,
    19TH CENTURY AND LATER,
    including an ebony example, two papier mache examples a burlwood pewter and tortoiseshell example, an ebonized and gilt-metal example and an ebonized and horn example; together with a pewter portrait medallion inscribed 'AUDRIEU F.' and an bronze portrait medallion inscribed 'AUDRIEU FECIT'
    Largest box 3½in. (9cm.) diameter; the largest medallion 5½in. (14cm.) diameter (7)


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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.