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Nine China-related Silver Cigarette Cases

Auction:
3097M
Lot:
218
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
Sale #3097M - 3097M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 27, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Nine China-related Silver Cigarette Cases, c. 1945-46, each engraved with Chinese scenes and imagery, several with Marine Corps ownership inscriptions.

Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio.
Estimate $300-500


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.

Keywords

Nicholas A. Penachio, Archaeological artifacts, Archival science, Cigarette, Corps, Culture, Epigraphy, Evidence law, Humanities, Museology, Scientific method