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Boxed Indian Silver Cigarette Case

Auction:
2733T
Lot:
1017
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
Discovery - 2733T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 12, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Boxed Indian Silver Cigarette Case, unmarked, "SILVER" scratched to inside, with repousse decoration to lid of a farmer plowing a field with an elephant, palm trees, and a hut in the landscape, reverse not decorated, in original fitted box from Satrandas Dhalamal Jewellers, 12-J Park Street, Calcutta, lg. 3 7/8, wd. 3 1/4 in., approx. 4.4 troy oz.
Estimate $300-500

Good condition, fabric/elastic strip that holds cigarettes in place torn. No losses to silver. Minor scratches to back. Clasp closes securely.


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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