Lot 98: Sold for £800 hammer

Estimate £100-£150

A 19th Century miniature shell and seed diorama depicting a hermit seated in his grotto reading a book opposite a skull and cross in ebonised glazed case, 13cm square.<p>NB: The reverse with a note for Country life magazine Vol.CLIV. No 3898 page 1930, 6 December 1973.

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An interesting curio in nice condition

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