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early 18th c., Guatemala or Mexico, tortoise shell over wood with overall inlaid mother-of-pearl animals and geometric forms and metal studs; the interior of lid with original floral painted decoration, 5"h; 8"w; 4"d
The consignor purchased it in Guatemala from a collection from which it had been acquired prior to 1940. The metal work is typical of Guatemalan early 1700's tortoise shell work.
From the extensive collection of a Connecticut gentleman who lived in Latin America for many years. This is the third installment of this collection to be sold by CRN Auctions.

Condition

Age appropriate cracks throughout.

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18TH C. SPANISH COLONIAL DOME-TOP CASKET

Estimate $1,500 - $2,500May 20, 2018
57 Bay State Road
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States
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