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8 Thermoplastic Union Cases & Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Photo Cases

Littlefield & Parsons thermoplastic Union case with elongated oval on front and back, empty inside, in excellent condition. It measures 2 ½ by 3 inches.

Brown thermoplastic Union case with flowery swirling design on front and back surrounded by flowery oval. The inside is empty. The case is excellent, and measures 2 ½ by 2 7/8 inches.

Thermoplastic Union case with a mother and child, the child filling a jar at a spring on the front. The back has a fluted shield with a diamond pattern on it. The front is badly cracked through the upper right. The inside has a faded red velvet pad, but no glass or matte. The case measures `3 ¼ by 3 ¾ inches.

A very fine mother-of-pearl inlaid case shaped as a book, with “Memorial” stamped on the spine. The design is of a branch with flowers, the branch being painted in gold. The case measures3 ½ by 4 inches. It has a velvet pad inside, but no glass or matte. It is in very good condition.

Another very fine mother-of-pearl inlaid case shaped as a book, with curved designs stamped on the spine. The design on the cover is of a branch with flowers, the branch being painted in gold. The case measures3 ½ by 3 7/8 inches. It has a velvet pad inside, but no glass or matte. It is in excellent condition.

Another outstanding mother-of-pearl inlaid case shaped as a book, with floral designs stamped on the spine. The design on the cover is of a branch with extremely ornate and detailed flowers, the branch being painted in gold. The case has two clasps. The case measures 3 ½ by 3 7/8 inches. It has a velvet pad inside, but no glass or matte. It is in excellent condition.

A very fine mother-of-pearl inlaid case shaped as a book, with lines of decoration stamped on the spine. The design on the cover is of a branch with flowers, the branch being painted in gold. It is quite intricate. The case measures 3 3/8 by 3 7/8 inches. It has a velvet pad inside, but no glass or matte. It is in very good condition, but the clasp is missing.

Another very fine mother-of-pearl inlaid case shaped as a book, with lines of decoration stamped on the spine. The design on the cover is a very handsome one of a rose and another large flower with several branches, also with flowers, the branch being painted in gold. The case measures3 3/8 by 3 7/8 inches. It has a velvet pad inside, but no glass or matte. There is an inscription in pencil inside the back cover. The case is in excellent condition. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S. $30.00 plus 1.5% replacement cost insurance. 

 

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Estimate: $100 - $250
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$303
08/05/2021

 

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Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms and Conditions. This auction has a buyer's premium of 21%.  Methods of payment are cash, check, money orders, or wire transfer for foreign payments. Please note we do not accept credit cards.