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Northwestern European Cast and Engraved Brass Traveling Writing Set, Dated 1594

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Estimate:

1,500 - 2,500 USD

Northwestern European Cast and Engraved Brass Traveling Writing Set, Dated 1594

Northwestern European Cast and Engraved Brass Traveling Writing Set, Dated 1594

No reserve

Estimate:

1,500 - 2,500 USD

Lot sold:

10,710

USD

Northwestern European Cast and Engraved Brass Traveling Writing Set

Dated 1594


In the form of an oval box with hinged over, engraved with arms, date and vases of flowers and strapwork, the compartmented interior with removable inkwell and sander. The lid with the initials HR and VW within a Coat of Arms, flanked by the date 1594.

Height 1 3/8 in. by Width 9 1/2 in. by Depth 2 1/2 in.

In overall very fine condition. The proper right side of the banding around the lid is fractured and slightly loose.


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Sotheby’s, New York, The Collection of Roy and Ruth Nutt: Important Americana & Decorative Arts, January 23, 2015, sale 9305, lot 4;
Mark and Marjorie Allen, Gilford, New Hampshire.