20 December 2002
MARILYN MONROE DECORATIVE BOX
A silver-plated stone box adorned with an eagle motif on the lid that MM purchased on one of her last trips to Mexico when she was specifically buying Mexican artifacts to decorate her Spanish-style home in Brentwood, California.
5 x 6 1/2 x 2 inches
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The following three lots were originally intended to be part of the October 27-28, 1999 Christie's (New York) auction titled "The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe;" Sale 9216, and are from the same consignor.
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