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Fine Palais Royale Musical Clamshell Sewing Necessaire

Auction:
2345
Lot:
552
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Fine Palais Royale Musical Clamshell Sewing Necessaire, with fitted velvet tray containing mother-of-pearl, gold and steel implements, including snowflake thread-winders, needle case and bodkin, in ebony veneered shell-form case with fluted mother-of-pearl lid with engraved vineleaf borders and cut-steel decoration forming the word Souvenir, the mirrored interior with original aqua silk lining and two-air sectional comb cylinder movement, No. 5857, with teeth in groups of four, wd. 8 in., (missing scent bottle, old crack on lid).


Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

cut-steel decoration, steel implements, Coupes, Sedans, Time