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July 18, 2015 10:00 AMCalender

English Calamander Work Box

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Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2835BLocation: BostonDate / Time: July 18, 2015 10:00AM


English Calamander Work Box, late 19th/early 20th century, brass-bound, with central shield on lid lifting to reveal leather-lined dividers and compartments, fold-down front, the interior with fitted velvet-lined tool compartment; two drawers: one vacant, one with dividers, "Ellinger & Co. Newcastle" inscribed in interior, ht. 8, wd. 13 1/2 in.

Estimate $300-400

Some cracking on lid, nicks, and scuffs to wood, interior fading and wear to silk, velvet and leather components; signs of wear appropriate with age and use.

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Newcastle, Ellinger & Co.