07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender

Victorian Mother-of-pearl-inlaid and Lacquered Necessaire

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM


Victorian Mother-of-pearl-inlaid and Lacquered Necessaire, England, mid-19th century, casket-form, with black ground, the hinged lid with view of a castle and pique assiette border, and opening to reveal compartment fitted for sewing accoutrements, the case with hinged double doors to front and decorated with flower sprays, enclosing three graduated doors, the upper two designed to store jewelry, the lower drawer converting to fold-out writing surface with inkwell and pen rest, on four shaped feet, ht. 8 1/2, wd. 10 3/4, dp. 9 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600


United Kingdom