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    Two Spanish Colonial Embossed Leather Caskets, circa 1800
    9-3/8 x 25-3/8 x 17-1/2 inches (23.8 x 64.5 x 44.5 cm) (largest)

    The lot comprising:
    2 caskets.
    2 Total

    The caskets with iron hasps, escutcheons, strap hinges, and edge clamps, leather embossed floral, foliate, and animal-forms to bodies, including double-headed eagle to center of lid of largest casket, smaller casket with scalloped edges to lid, and iron scroll handles to each side, both with later period stands.



    Condition Report*: Hardware to both caskets show signs of rust with one edge clamp unattached to smaller casket, leather on each show signs of surface scratches throughout, tears to seams and corners, curling, scuffing, drying, cracking, darkening, interiors show signs of wear, all consistent with age, each is without a key.
    *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. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2019
    10th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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