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A FRENCH BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY DOCUMENT CASKET
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A FRENCH BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY DOCUMENT CASKET

CIRCA 1820-1830

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A FRENCH BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY DOCUMENT CASKET
CIRCA 1820-1830
The lid with a green gilt-tooled leather filing case to the reverse; enclosing a collection of various small objects including several wax-seals, four seal stamps, a tortoiseshell box with a miniature cityscape, two other miniature boxes and various other items
12 cm. high x 28 cm. wide x 21 cm. deep
A Dutch satinwood tea caddy, late 18th century, 12 cm. high x 19 cm. wide x 11 cm. deep;
A Dutch or English ivory lined tortoiseshell tea caddy, first half 19th century, 10 cm. high x 10 cm. wide x 7.5 cm. deep;
A Dutch mahogany, fruitwood and marquetry celarette, circa 1800, the marquetry mostly later, with six decanters, lacking glasses, 22 cm. high x 27.5 cm. wide x 18 cm. deep;
An English checquer banded brass mounted mahogany celarette, late 18th century, with five decanters, lacking glasses, 21.5 cm high x 27 cm. wide x 18 cm. deep;
A Dutch colonial brass mounted teak casket, 18th century, 21 cm. high x 42 cm. wide x 22 cm. deep (6)
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