Lot 247
  • 247

A mother-of-pearl, tortoiseshell, and ivory-inlaid birdcage, Turkey, late 19th century

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 GBP
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Description

  • ivory, mother of pearl, wood, tortoiseshell, brass
  • 57.5 by 43 by 31.2cm. 
of typical form, decorated with inlaid chequer-board pattern of mother-of-pearl and tortoiseshell, with panels on each side containing birds and palmettes, the cage with framed door in the same design, with ivory bands around the base
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