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Three Photographic Cases

Auction:
2314
Lot:
700
Sold for:
$441$375

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Three Photographic Cases, a sixth-plate book-form case with gilt-tooled leather spine, mother-of-pearl covers and lid with inset hand-colored lithograph of a smoking woman in exotic dress; a quarter-plate case with mother-of-pearl inlaid papier-mache lid; and a gutta-percha frame with oak leaf border and patent Diatite, Jul. 21 1868, (frame lacking back, both cases with detached lids).
Estimate $100-150

Keywords

Gutta-percha, Pearl