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Continental Ormolu and Mother-of-Pearl Mounted Etui

Auction:
2067
Lot:
221
Sold for:
$1,150$1,000

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

Description:

Continental Ormolu and Mother-of-Pearl Mounted Etui, mid-19th century, of serpentine oblong form, with vertical panels of incised mother-of-pearl offset by ormolu bands engraved with cartouches, florals and masks, with incised mother-of-pearl mounts to base and lid with ball finials, lid with bale, interior fitted with five utensils and a pistol grip pen knife, lg. 4 5/8 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Pearl Mounted Etui, Gemstones, Gold, Metalworking, Ormolu, Pearl, Porcelain