AN EARLY VICTORIAN MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID AND IVORY MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL WORK BOX
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AN EARLY VICTORIAN MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID AND IVORY MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL WORK BOX

CIRCA 1840

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AN EARLY VICTORIAN MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID AND IVORY MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL WORK BOX
CIRCA 1840
With foliate silver corner mounts and foliate inlay to the top of the hinged cover, the interior later fitted with cedar wood lining, on ivory bun feet, the underside with applied cut-out label for 'Samuel Keeley, Goldsmiths, Jewellers & Co., 12 New Street, Birmingham'
5 ¼ in. (13.5 cm.) high; 11 in. (28 cm.) wide
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Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and 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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