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    Two Marquetry and Inlay Jewelry or Sewing Boxes. Demi-lune hinged box with mother-of-pearl inlay and marquetry top. 11.5" x 7" x 3", silk and velvet lined interior, scattered loss to lid, as shown. Sold together with similar box, 6" x 6" x 3.25" with two chamfered corners and moiré interior (some bubbling of the varnish on one side, but very fine overall).

    These boxes belonged to the immediate family of Confederate provost marshal Cornelius Boyle. They have descended through multiple generations to our present consignor. This lot was consigned together with lots 43564, 43566-43569 and 43574 in this auction, as well as several Boyle family archives previously sold in Manuscripts Auction 6184 (held on October 19, 2017).

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2017
    2nd Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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