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Writing case with inlay and interior - Napoleon III - Thuya - Second half 19th century

Lot reference 29330605

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Location: France
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Object: Writing case with inlay and interior
Material: Thuya
Style: Napoleon III
Estimated Period: Second half 19th century
Country of Origin: France
Condition: Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions: 10.5×33.5×26.7 cm
Weight: 2485 g

Thuya wood veneered writing box with inlay of brass, rosewood, and mother-of-pearl. The rosewood glued interior has various compartments, two ink jars and a red leather writing area. Includes the key and a working lock.

In good condition. On the lid, two pieces of veneer are of later date. Overall some minor restorations and damage. The small lid must be pushed firmly to close the box. Please see the photos, they are part of the description.

This lot will be shipped via registered mail.

Fr Surmelin  

Catawiki member since August 4, 2019, received 7 reviews in total (7 in last 12 months)

Feedback score: 100% (7 reviews)
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  • Artikel wie beschrieben. Ein wundervolles Stück Geschichte. Wurde auch gleich nach Zahlungseingang zur Auslieferung gebracht. Ich konnte durch die Tracking Nr. jederzeit das Paket verfolgen... Top!

    user-f9e7616 October 9, 2019

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    Very well packed and forwarded (crash free), good description as photos. Thanks, for all the best, Pieter
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    PINOS1957 October 3, 2019

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    Product zoals verwacht, snel verstuurd en top verpakt. Zeer goed!
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    marcusdb October 2, 2019

  • Lovely dainty mirror - very pleased - thanks :-)

    lsi706 September 24, 2019


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