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English Tortoiseshell and Silver Mounted Morocco Letter Box

Auction:
2067
Lot:
194
Sold for:
$1,438$1,250

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Auction:
Sale #2067 - 2067
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 06, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

English Tortoiseshell and Silver Mounted Morocco Letter Box, London, 1896, William Comyns, maker, the bomb} morocco case mounted to front with shell, with silver rococo cartouche with foliate spandrels to center, with shell-shaped escutcheon, and C-scroll and foliate edge mounts, opening to moir}-lined interior, wd. 11 1/2, ht. 8, dp. 5 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

Keywords

London, Escutcheon, Morocco, Rococo