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    Carved profile bust of a woman.

    Sixth Plate Mother of Pearl Photograph Case, Circa 1856. (Similar to Berg #6-115). Generally among the rarest of all cases, this is the finest example we've seen. Deep relief carved profile bust of a classical Graeco/Roman female figure, superb quality. The front and sides of the case composed of mother of pearl panels, the reverse of maroon pebbled leather, extensively embossed with gilt floral designs, push button closure. White silk pad, white corduroy liner. One small piece missing along bottom front edge, minor, else about perfect. An exceptional example of a prohibitively rare case.

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    May, 2010
    22nd Saturday
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