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732 lots | 729 with images

September 3, 2013

Tattersalls

Newmarket, CB8 9AU United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1353 653020

Fax: +44 (0)1353 653022

Email: mail@rowleyfineart.com

A 19th century penwork decorated ivory sewing box

Lot 1: A 19th century penwork decorated ivory sewing box

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Description: A 19th century penwork decorated ivory sewing box The arched hinged rectangular top enclosing a fitted interior above a drawer flanked with ebonised handles, standing on ball feet. 23 cms wide overall. Generally in good condition, expected wear, some rubbing, some lifting, some staining, slight losses, shrinkage cracks.

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A 19th century gilt brass stationery box

Lot 2: A 19th century gilt brass stationery box

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Description: A 19th century gilt brass stationery box The hinged sloping lid inset with a porcelain plaque decorated with a floral band and initialled PCM, the interior with silk lined compartments, the underside with applied label for Ortner & Houle, 3 St. James's Street. 22 cms wide. Some gilt wear, some scratching and scuffing, porcelain plaque slightly loose, some wear to interior, leather pad to base slightly loose.

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A Victorian mother-of-pearl inlaid rosewood writing slope

Lot 3: A Victorian mother-of-pearl inlaid rosewood writing slope

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Description: A Victorian mother-of-pearl inlaid rosewood writing slope The hinged top with bands of floral inlays and white metal stringing, enclosing a leather lined writing surface, inkwells and lidded compartments, the interior with a secret drawer. 38 cms wide. Front lid section slightly bowed, some scuffing and scratching, slight veneer loss to interior, inkwells possibly replaced, leather possibly replaced, some fading to case, leather split to central fold.

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A 19th century rosewood cased set of travelling scent bottles

Lot 4: A 19th century rosewood cased set of travelling scent bottles

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Description: A 19th century rosewood cased set of travelling scent bottles The hinged square lid with brass stringing and a brass inset carrying handle, the plush lined interior with four clear glass scent bottles and stoppers. 13.25 cms wide. Some wear to case, escutcheon lacking, some slight fritting/chipping to bottles.

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A late 19th century parquetry inlaid specimen wood miniature chest of drawers

Lot 5: A late 19th century parquetry inlaid specimen wood miniature chest of drawers

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Description: A late 19th century parquetry inlaid specimen wood miniature chest of drawers The rectangular top inset with various veneers above three crossbanded drawers with turned knob handles, standing on turned feet. 21.25 cms wide. Overall good, some general wear/scratching/fading.

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