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A tortoiseshell veneered and mother-of-pearl inlaid casket, probably Dutch colonial, mid 19th century
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A tortoiseshell veneered and mother-of-pearl inlaid casket, probably Dutch colonial, mid 19th century

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A tortoiseshell veneered and mother-of-pearl inlaid casket, probably Dutch colonial, mid 19th century
Of rectangular form, the exterior decorated with floral and foliate arabesques overall within ivory strung borders, the top with (possibly later) brass swing handle, the front with white metal escutcheon, the interior later fitted as a humidor, restorations -- 9¼in. (23.5cm.) wide
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