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This is wonderful gold mounted dome shaped tortoiseshell box, c.1840. The beautiful gold mount to the top maybe a later addition to the box, to the inside you can the top mount has been set very professionally to hold the gold escutcheon in place. The lid works on a catch which operated with a push button to the front. Open the box to reveal an Ivory slip to the inside and is plush blue velvet lined interior, The box also sits on four little Ivory feet. The box is in excellent condition and measures: 16.5 cm by 8cm and stands 5cm tall.
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