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Item Details

The Silverstein Collection

November 5, 2007 – November 6, 2007

Lot #495
Temp #14194
DepartmentMiscellaneous
Sold For $425.00   (hammer price)
 $488.75   (price including buyer's premium)
Last Updated November 6, 2007

Description

ANTIQUE DOMED LIFT-TOP WOODEN BOX European, Early 19th Century
With decoupage scene to lid depicting classical figures. Fitted interior contains four smaller lift-top boxes, each with decoupage floral or classical figural decoration to lid, and a central circular ivory dial revealing numbers I through X when turned. Each contains mother-of-pearl loo counters. Height 1. Width 7. Depth 6.

Condition

Some damage and loss (cracks and paint flaking) to top of large box. The four interior boxes have minor wear and cracks to them with minor cracks and discoloration to the ivory.

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