Decorative Arts & Silver Online Auction

December 08, 2016

LOT 466

Lot 466

Coalport Letter Pocket, 19th century

Coalport Letter Pocket, 19th century
Lot 466 Details
Coalport Letter Pocket, 19th century

moulded, pierced and gilt with leaves and painted in colours with panels of birds and garden flowers
length 6.9" — 17.5 cm.

Estimate $150-$250

Realised: $216
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


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LOT 466

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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