A continental  shagreen  box apparently unmarked; together with a gilt-metal mounted shagreen etui  (5)
Lot 26Y
A continental shagreen box apparently unmarked; together with a gilt-metal mounted shagreen etui (5)
Sold for £687 (US$ 1,155) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A continental shagreen box
apparently unmarked
In the form of a vegetable, possibly a Japanese kabocha, with gilt-metal hinge, the cover applied with metal leaf detail, diameter 6.5cm; together with a continental gilt-metal mounted shagreen etui, containing an ivory folding ruler, an awl, and a folding pen knife with inlaid tortoiseshell handle, height 9cm. (5)

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  • Please note that the etui is upside down in the catalogue illustration for this lot
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