A fine late 18th century shagreen and gilt pique etui

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Lot 753
A fine late 18th century shagreen and gilt pique etui

Sold for £ 2,937 (US$ 4,040) inc. premium
A fine late 18th century shagreen and gilt pique etui
Of stepped serpentine outline, the lid interior with a mirror over a gilt plate, stamped to the edge 'Koper', with a good selection of fittings, comprising; a folding 2¼in ivory rule, a pair of faceted glass bottles with scroll chased collars and shell cast stoppers (one lacking connecting chain), a gold thimble mounted on an ivory core, the stem turned as a triple reel, a wavy bodkin with earspoon finial, a fluted cylinder needlecase, a pair of steel blade scissors with told loops, a gold box of sabretache outline, the lid chased with oriental pagoda bridge amid rococo leaf scrolls, the interior with a mirror to the lid, two small apertures vacant, box 6cm high, 5.2cm.

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A fine late 18th century shagreen and gilt pique etui
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