A Victorian ivory and silver mounted page turner,
by Levi & Salaman, Birmingham 1898, engraved 'Oct 14th 1878 1903'
together with another similar example,
21.5cm long, a purely ivory example, a modern silver letter opener, the terminal decorated with a racehorse, 18cm long, a George V letter opener, 15cm long, and an Edwardian button hook, 16.5cm long (6)
This lot contains ivory material. Please be advised that several countries, including those in the EU and the USA, now prohibit the importation of ivory items unless under specific conditions. Accordingly, prospective buyers should familiarise themselves with the relevant customs regulations of their country and ensure they are able to import this item prior to bidding.
If you are a UK buyer, we request that you collect your purchase as soon as possible following the sale due to ongoing changes to ivory regulations.
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Sold for £50
Tarnishing, scratches and wear throughout. Nibbles to the ivory edges of one of the page turners.
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Auction: Homes and Interiors - Online, Tue, 15th Mar 2022
Our bi-weekly Homes & Interiors sales showcase an array of different periods and styles all under one roof, juxtaposing old with new, items rich in history displayed next to works of art by emerging artists, and emphasising just how effortlessly they complement one another. There is undoubtedly something to suit all tastes and budgets within these live online auctions.
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