A large mid-Victorian papier-mache work box of bombé form,

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Lot 1082
A large mid-Victorian papier-mache work box of bombé form,

Sold for £ 987 (US$ 1,232) inc. premium
A large mid-Victorian papier-mache work box of bombé form,
with canted corners and shaped scrolling base, the lid with raised oval panel of a building in mother-of-pearl within a painted landscape, the whole inlaid with pearl and highlighted in gilt and blue, the interior with a well-fitted compartmentalised and lidded tray containing a set of eight mother-of-pearl top reels, six Cantonese snowflake silk winders, a trio of mother-of-pearl top waxer, emery and tape measure, a silver thimble, steel scissors, mother-of-pearl stiletto and three other mother-of pearl handled tools, 41cm wide, 35cm deep, 18cm high.
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