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Victorian Boullework Letter Box

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2631B
Lot:
484
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2631B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Victorian Boullework Letter Box, London, mid-19th century, the tortoiseshell veneer inlaid with brass arabesques, the slanted and hinged lid enclosing three silk-lined compartments, stamped "C. VICKERY. REGENT ST. W," ht. 6 1/2, wd. 8 1/2, dp. 4 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

Lacking key. Very minor loss to brass inlay. Scattered light surface abrasions. 1" tear and overall wear to material inside.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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London, Inlay

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