11 - 12 June 2003
A SPANISH COLONIAL SILVER-MOUNTED BROWN TOTOISESHELL AND IVORY-INLAID HARDWOOD COFFER
Mid 18th Century
Of bombé sarcophagus form, the pierced trefoil carrying-handle above a raised lid with foliate-chased silver mounts and gilt-foil backed tortoiseshell, above a waisted tapering body with carrying-handles to each end and on foliate-wrapped scroll feet, locked, with labels to underside conxa plata, i marfil, '288' and '144'
5¾in. (14.5cm.) high; 9½in. (24cm.) wide
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