Interiors to include Paintings, Clocks, Furniture & Works of Art | 23 April 2013
A Victorian tortoiseshell veneered and ivory banded casket, mid 19th centur...
Sold for £130
A Victorian tortoiseshell veneered and ivory banded casket, mid 19th century, of rectangular form, the cover with inset white metal plaque engraved 'GMP', within pewter stringing, the lower edge of the lid and the upper edge of the body of the box with ivory veneer, the later refitted interior with lift out tray, all with red velvet lining, an associated sample wood and bone inset cribbage score marker, and three further stained wood score markers, the box 11cm high, 25cm wide, 18cm deep
Exterior is scuffed and knocked overall consistent with age and use. Veneers are chipped particularly at the corners. Pewter is lifting in two or three places and is missing in others.
Key hole surround is missing.
Lid is warped and does not close snugly.
Interior is completely refitted.
Marks, scratches and abrasions consistent with age and use
Some areas of loss to exterior and lifting to stringing (stringing is mishapen in some short stretches)
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Interior fair condition overall but requires cleaning
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Tuesday 23 April 2013, 10.00am
19th April 9.00am - 4.00pm
20th April 9.00am - 12.30pm
22nd April 9.00am - 6.00pm
23rd April from 8.30am