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"Objet d'art"

Box

Hinged black box, oval-shaped but elongated at placement of hinge; cover has polychrome painting of flowers; inlaid (?) border along cover

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Box

Round papier-mache box and cover; red and black mottling on brown; silver inlay in geometric shapes on cover

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Snuff box

Snuff box with rounded sides, wood with metal hinge; cover has incised image of a stag

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Pin cushion

Two tortoiseshell disks with padded velvet between for pins; Inlaid silver shield, mantling; There are six straight pins in the pincushion

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Snuff box

Box is rectangular shaped, but protrudes where top and bottom are joined; this join is sealed with 12 brass studs; hinged lid is also fastened on with two brass studs and decorated with 6 more; colour of horn varies

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Box

Egg-shaped box

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Box

Round papier-mache box with black lacquer; cover has painted view of castle ramparts among foliage

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Box

Shield-shaped, hinged box; tortoiseshell is translucent. cover is edged with gilt; gilt hinge is 2.0 cm. below top of box; silver diamond- shaped inlay at centre of cover

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Case

Hinged case with inlaid silver initial on front; red silk lining

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Snuff box

Oval snuff box with hinged lid and brass studs which hold top and bottom halves of box together; colour of horn varies

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Toothpick case

Copper edging to rectangular panel in cover containing vacant copper plate for initials; lined; mirror on inside of cover

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Toothpick case

Ivory with copper mounts; basket weave design in copper on ivory cover; ivory toothpick; lined

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Needle case

Ivory case with silver-plated mounts at both ends; unscrews at centre section; Two needles and a pin are in the case

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Calling Card case

Tortoiseshell with mother-of-pearl inlay design of bird and foliage; floral decoration with inlaid metal (?) stems; this decoration is on both front and back of case; burgundy fabric lining; hinged cover with metal fastener

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Box

Rectangular papier-mache box with black lacquer; inlaid border and centre star motif in mother-of-pearl

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Seal

Small round wooden case containing red sealing wax

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Toothpick case

Ivory with copper studs and copper outline to plaque on cover; Plaque on cover exposes purple velvet which lines the case; silver toothpick

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Toothpick case

Oval mother-of-pearl case with brass mounts; ivory toothpick

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Toothpick case

Oval case with silver mounts; ivory shield on cover; mauve silk lining

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Calling Card case

Ivory, rectangular calling card case with removeable cover; one side has cross-shape which has been engraved to depict figures, trees and buildings; other side has vase-shape which is engraved to depict similar subject

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Calendar

Ivory case which opens fan-like; each ivory "page" refers to one day; silver shield on cover; silver fastener at top

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Horus II

Combination of hawk (Horus-hawk headed god of ancient Egypt) and airplane in white porcelain with details such as feather crown on top of head and talons in bronze. Large piece with two long attenuated front legs and a lengthy tail which does not rest upon the base of the sculpture.

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Seascape

A "cut-out" in the ceramic medium depicting a blonde-haired woman at the beach. She is nude with the suggestion of breasts/nipples and pubic hair. The work is in the classic POP Art style of the artist's painted cut-outs, using the same bold commercial colours.

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Coq o’clock

Whimsical clock consisting of a tea kettle crossed with a rooster which is boldly painted with bright colours, in poster style

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Le Desir Hyperrationnel

Blue textured glass casting of the Venus de Milo (without her head) with a rectangular void in the middle of her torso. Beside the figure, stands a gold-coloured open cube on top of which stands the missing rectangular piece of glass surmounted by a gold-coloured casting of the head of Venus.

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