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A late 19thC Ceylonese porcupine quill box

Estimate: $300 - $400


Lot Description

A late 19thC Ceylonese porcupine quill box, uncommon hexagonal form, with ebony trim, the interior lid inlaid with an elephant and marked Galle. 215 x 185 x 100mm. Note: Galle was an important trading post in Ceylon.