7 May 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A CHINESE IVORY AND HARDWOOD TRAY-ON-STAND
SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
The dished shaped top profusely decorated with figures and buildings in a mountainous landscape, on four griffin supports, joined by a pierced stretcher
31 in. (78.7 cm.) high; 34 in. (86.5 cm.) diameter
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