Lot 444: Y ART DECO SHAGREEN CIGARETTE BOX, CIRCA 1930 19.5cm x 7cm x 14cm
26 October 2016
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
SHAGREEN CIGARETTE BOX, CIRCA 1930
with ivory banding and handle and with lined and divided interior
19.5cm x 7cm x 14cm
In generally good overall condition
Some light wear to raised shagreen in places
Some fading to the lid, front and sides of box, back of box a little darker
One or two minor cracks to ivory banding, with a small section of ivory banding at base of box replaced
One minor chip to one corner of ivory banding, and a little opening to join of ivory at this corner due to corresponding ivory banding being ever so slightly loose at this edge
Interior with some evidence of wear, old marks and scratches
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