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American, 19th century. A fine mahogany and shellwork sailor's Valentine box, probably from Barbados, having a hinged octagonal case, the top inlaid with an a eight petal flower within multiple inlaid borders opening to an interior fitted multicolor Caribbean shell designs graduating to a ornate heart motif with circular inscription 'FOR MY BELOVED'. The interior lid lined with silk. Locking mechanism and key present.


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American Octagonal Sailor's Valentine Box, 19th C

Estimate $2,000 - $4,000Jun 25, 2016
715 Miami Circle
Suite 210
Atlanta, GA 30324
United States
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