c. 1890s, England, exotic hardwood case with Aesthetic-style silver plate mounts, the velvet-lined interior set with a faux pistol revolver pen tip holder and bullet magazine inkwell cover, the interior lid with hinged cover mounted with loops for pens and accessories, apparently unsigned, 3.5"h x 9"l x 5.5"w - PROVENANCE: Property from the Collection of Charles E. Sigety - The late Charles E. Sigety was a renound collector of Americana, ranging from examples of Norman Rockwell to important historic documents. Christie's New York sold a selection of Sigety's collection in 2016. For more information, please visit https://onlineonly.christies.com/s/america-illustrated-norman-rockwell-and-his-contemporaries/lots/193?Keyword=mort+kunstler
Good, crack running length of lid, minor plating wear, wear to velvet lining, appears complete including inkwell glass **Condition reports are rendered as specialist opinion by the staff of the Auction House and not as statements of fact. We do not guarantee the content of written or verbal condition reports. The absence of a condition report does not imply that there are no condition issues with the lot. Please call us at (973) 377-1500 or e-mail email@example.com with any questions about this lot at least 24 hours prior to auction.