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A finely carved and engraved pocket box with a carved whale ivory screw cap. The whalebone body of the box is engraved with a panoramic scene of a lighthouse on a coconut treed headland and a bay view with a schooner in full sail. The domed end of the box has a decorative compass rose.

A sophisticated and finely finished box.

120 mm. (4 1/2 inches).

Nineteenth century.

CARVED WHALEBONE CYLINDRICAL BOX.

AU$950.00Price
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