SOLD! for $768.00.
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Five (5) tortoise shell and one (1) faux tortoise shell novelty items, including four (4) hinged lid boxes and two (2) magnifiers, all with silver metal inlaid decorations. Includes one (1) oval box having a domed lid with inlaid oval medallion engraved with a coat of arms, surrounded by a bird and scrolling foliate decoration, and an additional inlaid medallion with inscription reading "Boulton 1731," to underside of base; one (1) rectangular box with a hinged domed lid having inlaid metal monogram "FC;" one (1) oval box with an inlaid medallion to lid with inscribed script monogram "R L" surrounded by foliate decorations; one (1) small quatrefoil shaped box; and two (2) magnifiers, one (1) round form, and one (1) faux tortoiseshell oval form. Ranging in size from 1 5/8" to 3 7/8" L. Early 18th/early 20th century. Private Nashville Collection. Condition: All items in overall good condition. Oval box and rectangular boxes with hairlines, largest 2".