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Lot 1600
A fine Palais Royal mother-of-pearl work box
Sold for £17,155 (US$ 28,032) inc. premium

Lot Details
A fine Palais Royal mother-of-pearl work box
With ormolu mounted gouache landscape panels under bevel glass, the rectangular box with canted lid centred by a panel titled 'Tivoli by Meidling',the four border panels depicting various views titled 'Spinairin ain Kreus', 'Wien und des Belveder', 'Wien von Glavinberg', and one with title not visible, the front and back each with two semi-circular views, each side with a single arched shaped view, the lid interior with a stamped leather letter wallet over a tray with a near full complement of tools, comprising; a mother-of-pearl handled fixed blade knife with gilt and floral enamel mount, blade stamped, a mother-of-pearl handled stiletto, a pair of steel bladed scissors with gilt and enamel pansy mounts to wheat sheaf carved arms and plain oval loops, a mother-of-pearl rectangular needlecase with pansy motif, an oval vinaigrette or pin box with leaf scroll pierced lid pansy motif, a mother-of-pearl bodkin, a folding tortoiseshell earspoon in pierced mother-of-pearl torchere form case, a mother-of-pearl crochet hook, and a mother-of-pearl waxer painted with a view titled 'Heiligenstadt', 21 x 15 x 8.5cm.
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