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A BRAZILIAN HARDWOOD PRESENTATION CASKET
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A BRAZILIAN HARDWOOD PRESENTATION CASKET

1889

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A BRAZILIAN HARDWOOD PRESENTATION CASKET
1889
With an inverted breakfront and applied rim mouldings, the cover with a row of shields in different exotic woods, and mounted with gilt-bronze lions, two presentation inscription plaques dated 1889 and inscribed 'Union Fait la Force', the interior with velvet lift-out trays
19½ in. (49 cm.) wide
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This lot is offered without reserve.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.

Lot Essay

Possibly presented to commemorate the succession in 1889 of Carlos I of Portugal (1863-1908), eldest son of Luiz I of Portugal (1838-1889). Maria Pia di Savoia, daughter of Vittorio Emanuele II married Luiz I in 1862.
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