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    Sale 5373

    Christie's Interiors

    2 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 309

    A CHINESE-EXPORT ELM INLAID WASHSTAND

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY AND LATER ADPATED

    Price Realised  

    A CHINESE-EXPORT ELM INLAID WASHSTAND
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY AND LATER ADPATED
    The hinged top enclosing a later gilt-tooled green leather writing surface, with retractable mirror, the doors below inlaid with ebony and bone star motifs
    31¼ in. (79.5 cm.) high; 18¾ in. (47.7 cm.) wide; 19 in. (48.5 cm.) deep


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