20 December 2000
A North European tulipwood cellaret
Overall crossbanded and inlaid with brass lines, the concave-shaped rectangular eared hinged lid enclosing a fitted interior with a tray with an ormolu-mounted handle, with hinged sides, above a shaped base on moulded brackets, the lid signed F.V.
28cm. high x 37cm. wide x 28cm. deep
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