A 19th century Mineral Collection in Mahogany case.

English mahogany glass fronted collects cabinet with 8 numbered draws certainly made especially for this collection of minerals. Each piece numbered with a hand written notation. With a leather bound book describing the minerals probably later as the content is typed.

Circa 1850.

Size :                   16½ inches x 16½ inches  or  41 cm x 41 cm.

 

Being sold from Edric van Vredenburgh Collection catalogue No 17.

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