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An Italian Renaissance style ivory-inlaid ebonized jewelry casket**
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An Italian Renaissance style ivory-inlaid ebonized jewelry casket**

CIRCA 1880

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An Italian Renaissance style ivory-inlaid ebonized jewelry casket**
Circa 1880
The hinged rectangular top with stepped cornice inlaid with scrolling foliate and a classical whale hunting scene, opening to reveal a padded interior, above a panelled frieze inlaid with classical figures, a baluster-form ivory column on each corner, on a conforming leaf-tip inlaid plinth and ivory pad feet
93/8in. (23.8cm.) high; 15¾in. (40.2cm.) wide; 12in. (30.4cm.) deep
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Notice Regarding the Sale of Ivory and Tortoiseshell Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing ivory or tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
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