AN ITALIAN EBONISED AND PARCEL-GILT WOOD DISPLAY COFFIN
All sold and unsold lots marked with a filled squa… Read more The following lot is sold in aid of the Museum of British Folklore
AN ITALIAN EBONISED AND PARCEL-GILT WOOD DISPLAY COFFIN

EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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AN ITALIAN EBONISED AND PARCEL-GILT WOOD DISPLAY COFFIN
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
The moulded edge above applied foliate mounts, on stylised lion's paw feet, carrying handles to sides, together with a model of a human corpse to interior, protective glass cover
24. 1/2 in. (62 cm) high; 87 in. (221 cm) long; 24. 3/4 in. (63 cm) deep
Special notice

All sold and unsold lots marked with a filled square in the catalogue that are not cleared from Christie’s by 5:00 pm on the day of the sale, and all sold and unsold lots not cleared from Christie’s by 5:00 pm on the fifth Friday following the sale, will be removed to the warehouse of ‘Cadogan Tate’. Please note that there will be no charge to purchasers who collect their lots within two weeks of this sale.

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