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Emporium Auction | March 21, 2024

Thu, Mar 21, 2024 10:00AM EDT
Lot 503

Georgian Inlaid Sarcophagus Form Tea Caddy

Estimate: $300 - $500

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ivory escutcheon, brass carrying handles, divided interior with two lidded compartments and recessed area holding pressed glass mixing bowl, 8-1/4 x 12-1/2 x 6-1/8 in.

Provenance: Private Virginia Collection

Note: This lot contains animal or plant material that may be restricted under federal, state and/or local law. Prospective bidders should check all applicable government wildlife restrictions prior to placing a bid. The buyer is solely responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses or permits from federal, state and/or local authorities applicable to their purchase or transport of the object. Please note that bidders in New Jersey may not bid on any lots containing elephant ivory, mammoth ivory, or rhinoceros horn.


scattered scratches and bumps to wood, scattered minor shrinkage cracks, some discoloration to brass elements, losses to interior linings, feet possible replacements (unused holes at underside corners), glass bowl probably associated (box lid does not close with glass bowl lid on)

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Private Virginia Collection