12 July 2000,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 646
GBP 300 - GBP 400
A collection of various boxes, 19th and 20th century
Including a French ebonised wood and brass mounted casket, third quarter 19th century, the bevelled glazed cover and the front with recessed porcelain plaques painted with floral motifs, applied overall with repoussé brass foliate mounts -- 9¾in. (24.7cm.) wide, 6½in. (16.5cm) deep, 4¾in. (12cm.) high; an early Victorian rosewood box, inlaid with mother-of-pearl playing cards to the cover, with brass strung borders; a rosewood jewellery box, first half 20th century; a thuya wood and marquetry jewellery box, second half 20th century; a northern European stained maple box, early 19th century; two further boxes and a set of mahogany spice shelves (8)
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