Lot 51: A VICTORIAN MACASSAR EBONY WORK BOX, CIRCA 1860 |

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January 19, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
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Description: inlaid in brass and mother-of-pearl, the hinged top with a plate engraved Lady E. C. Ramsay opening to reveal a fitted interior; and a Victorian brass bound rosewood box, circa 1840, with a plate engraved SGD and a red velvet lined interior (2)
Dimensions: the ebony box 12cm. high, 30.5cm. wide, 22cm. deep; 4¾in., 1ft., 8in. ¾in.
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Provenance: The first box; Lady Edith Christian Ramsay (1839-1871), later the wife of Sir James Fergusson, 6th Bt. and daughter of James Andrew Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie (1812-1860).
The second box; Susan (Georgiana), Marchioness of Dalhousie (1817-1853)
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