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Lot 322: INLAID EBONY CASKET MOUNTED WITH A CAPO-DI-MONTE-STYLE PORCELAIN PLAQUE The plaque decorated with classical figures hunting wild boa...
29 October 2016
East Dennis, MA, USALive Auction
INLAID EBONY CASKET MOUNTED WITH A CAPO-DI-MONTE-STYLE PORCELAIN PLAQUE Continental, 19th Century
The plaque decorated with classical figures hunting wild boar. The case inlaid with various foliate decorations. On four paw feet. Enclosing a red velvet-lined interior. Unmarked. Height 8". Width 14.25". Depth 10.5".
Lacking key. Plaque in good visible condition. Underside of plaque not visible due to mounting. Glue residue beneath wood plaque frame. Scattered age-typical loss to inlay and shrinkage cracks to veneers. Orange paper adhered to underside. Feet may be later additions.
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