A selection of boxes and card cases, to include: a 19th cent...
A selection of boxes and card cases, to include: a 19th century ivory snuff box, of rounded rectangular form the hinged cover with carved clasp in the form of a dolphin, 7.8cm wide, a 19th century treen box, of navette form with hinged cover and vacant cartouche to cover, 9.5cm long, a 19th century oval ivory box with tortoiseshell coloured lining, 7.4cm diameter (at fault), an oval ivory case, 12cm wide (at fault), a late 19th century wooden tea caddy with chequered tortoiseshell decoration and later finial, 12cm wide, a 19th century mother of pearl and abalone shell card case, 10cm high, mounted on glass stand (at fault), and a part tortoiseshell card case, 7.5cm high, mounted on a glass stand (at fault) (7)
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