• Spanish Splendour  - The Colle auction at Christies

    Sale 7818

    Spanish Splendour - The Collection of a Marqués

    5 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 156

    A SOUTH GERMAN TORTOISESHELL AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL DRESSING-MIRROR

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SOUTH GERMAN TORTOISESHELL AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL DRESSING-MIRROR
    18TH CENTURY
    Inlaid with chinoiserie figures and birds, lacking the back support, later backboard and plate
    22¾ x 17½ in. (58 x 44.5 cm.)


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