SOLD! for $420.00.
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- Low Estimate: $400.00
- High Estimate: $500.00
- Realized: $420.00
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One (1) miniature chest and one (1) tea caddy, 2 items total. 1st item: Continental mixed wood rectangular form miniature chest with inlaid marquetry to hinged lid and body, all raised on a footed base. Interior with a rectangular tray having three compartments that fits inside a larger main compartment lined with a light brown and black patterned velvet. Includes five (5) silk tassels, one (1) with a 3 1/2" metal key. 5 1/2" H x 11" W x 5 1/2" D. 2nd item: English mahogany sarcophagus or coffin form tea caddy with mixed wood inlaid bands to hinged lid and midsection of body below inlaid diamond shaped escutcheon and two brass handles, all raised on on four gilt ball feet. Interior with two compartments partially lined with a olive green paper. 4 3/4" H x 8" W x 4 1/2" D. Both items 19th century. Condition: Both boxes in overall good condition. 1st item: Lock mechanism appear to be damaged. Hardware to interior of box is loose. 2nd item: Areas of loss, largest 1 5/8", to inlaid bands. Areas of loss, largest 5/8" x 2", tears, to paper lining. Sticker residue to interior of lid. Does not include key.