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AN EDWARDIAN CROCODILE GENTLEMAN'S TRAVELLING COFFER
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AN EDWARDIAN CROCODILE GENTLEMAN'S TRAVELLING COFFER

EARLY 20TH CENTURY; SILVER MARK OF PERCY WHITEHOUSE, LONDON, 1905

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AN EDWARDIAN CROCODILE GENTLEMAN'S TRAVELLING COFFER
EARLY 20TH CENTURY; SILVER MARK OF PERCY WHITEHOUSE, LONDON, 1905
Comprising five cut-glass containers with silver covers, each marked to the neck and enrgaved with a crest depicting a lion; eleven ivory brushes, engraved with various crests and monograms; two ivory powder containers, engraved with a crest depicting a lion; an ivory letter opener, with engraved crest depicting a lion; a red leather cover with comb; a red leather writting set including a container for ink, match sticks, two letter folders with a pen and a crocodile letter folder; all in red leather-lined corcodile coffer, with initials P.D-J, and original cover sleave
14¼ in (36 cm.) high x 26¾ in. (68 cm.) wide x 7 in. (18 cm.) deep (29)
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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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