Lot 16

An 18th Century Coquilla Nut Case of long oblong form with pointed ends, composed of two halves. The cushion lid pierced and elaborately carved in intricate detail with a mass of scrolling vines bearing clusters of fruit centred by a reeded mount, opening to reveal a mirrored interior. The base carved with biblical allegories, 4½” (12 cm) in length. Also a 19th Century Coquilla nut egg shaped etui case pierced and embellished with small turned roundels 2¼” (5.5 cm) in length.

Estimated Price: £150 -£300

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Description

An 18th Century Coquilla Nut Case of long oblong form with pointed ends, composed of two halves. The cushion lid pierced and elaborately carved in intricate detail with a mass of scrolling vines bearing clusters of fruit centred by a reeded mount, opening to reveal a mirrored interior. The base carved with biblical allegories, 4½” (12 cm) in length. Also a 19th Century Coquilla nut egg shaped etui case pierced and embellished with small turned roundels 2¼” (5.5 cm) in length.