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    A François Macé Brass and Mother-of-Pearl-Inlaid Walnut Sewing Box with Brass Sewing Tools, Paris, mid-19th century and later
    Marks to sewing box: MACÉ AINÉ R CHAPON 6
    Marks to scissors and thimble: TOLEDO
    4-1/2 x 10-7/8 x 7-7/8 inches (11.4 x 27.6 x 20.0 cm)

    The sewing box monogrammed EM to center of brass inlay on lid.


    Estimate: $500 - $700.

    Condition Report*: Key is not included. Chip to veneer, wear to stained finish, especially to edges of lid and box, minor losses to mother-of-pearl inlay, scattered surface nicks and scratches, stains to interior, and fraying to edges of felt-lined insert, with wear commensurate with age and use.
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