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    An English Macassar Ebony and Brass Dressing Box with Glass and Silver Toilette Articles, late 19th century
    Marks to box lock plate: (crown), J BRAMAH, 24 PICCADILLY
    Marks to canister lids: T.J., (duty mark), (lion passant), (leopard's head), (various)
    7-1/2 x 14 x 10 inches (19.1 x 35.6 x 25.4 cm) (dressing box)


    The rectangular box with hinged lid, inlay brass border, single drawer, opening to five cut-glass bottles with silver lids and a velvet fitted compartmental tray holding five cut-glass canisters with silver lids of various sizes, carved personal hygiene items, tray lifts to a leather interior compartment, standing mirror hidden underside of lid, single drawer opens to velvet fitted compartments, monogrammed A.W.G. to top of box lid and silver lids.



    Condition Report*: Minor loss of veneer, light scuffing, scattered hairline scratches, and age-related cracking to box, large chip to single drawer, scuffs and scratches to brass border, light fleabites to glass vessels, scattered surface scratches to silver lids commensurate with age, polishing, and use, two keys present, lot presents well.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2019
    10th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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