London, South Kensington
13 March 2001
A CONTINENTAL ENCRIER
BEARING FRENCH 18TH CENTURY STYLE MARKS
the shaped trefoil base with a shell and scroll motif border, raised on three scroll feet, with a central lidded vessel raised on three shell capped legs and fitted with a medallion engraved with a presentation inscription, further supporting three baluster pen holders, and two lidded containers with later glass liners, each screwed to the base and a pounce pot - 25.5cm (10 in).
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