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    Sale 5923

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    12 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 315

    A GERMAN BRASS-MOUNTED SCARLET GILT AND POLYCHROME-JAPANNED BOX ON LATER RED PAINTED STAND

    THE BOX PROBABLY SPA, EARLY 18TH CENTURY, THE STAND CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GERMAN BRASS-MOUNTED SCARLET GILT AND POLYCHROME-JAPANNED BOX ON LATER RED PAINTED STAND
    THE BOX PROBABLY SPA, EARLY 18TH CENTURY, THE STAND CIRCA 1900
    The box decorated with oriental figures and flowers, with a later paper property label for Princess Margaret
    29¼ in. (74 cm.) high; 22 in. (56 cm.) wide; 18 in. (45.5cm.) deep overall


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    Provenance

    Property from the Collection of Her Royal Highness The Princess Margaret Countess of Snowdon; Christie's London, 14th June 2006.

    Displayed in the Hall of the Private Apartment of H.R.H. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon at Kensington Palace.