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    Sale 7272

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries Including Three Private European Collections

    9 November 2006, London, King Street

  • Lot 122

    A CARVED IVORY AND STEEL CUTLERY SET

    DUTCH, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CARVED IVORY AND STEEL CUTLERY SET
    DUTCH, 17TH CENTURY
    The steel knife and fork each surmounted by a carved ivory figure, one of a man wearing a plumed hat and another of a woman carrying a flower in her right hand; each figure with a movable panel revealing their genitalia; very minor shrinkage cracks and staining to the metal
    9¾ and 8 in. (24.8 and 20.4 cm.) long


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