23 - 24 July 2003
Property from the Estate of Eleanor Searle Whitney McCollum
This lot is offered without a reserve
AN AMERICAN SILVER JEWELLERY BOX,
Early 20th Century,
rectangular, the hinged cover with initials "G.V.W.", the interior with velvet fitting, marked underside.
12in. (30.5cm.) across.
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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney was the mother of Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, Mrs. Eleanor Searle Whitney Mccollum's husband.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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