• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 1145

    AN IVORY AND HORN INLAID EBONIZED PIPE STAND

    PROBABLY SOUTH GERMAN, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN IVORY AND HORN INLAID EBONIZED PIPE STAND
    PROBABLY SOUTH GERMAN, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    THE LOBED RECTANGULAR TOP FITTED WITH THREE ASHTRAYS AND SURMOUNTED BY A CASKET-SHAPED SUPERSTRUCTURE WITH A DRAWER AND A COMPARTMENT TO THE TOP, ABOVE A FITTED FRIEZE DRAWER AND ON SPREADING RING-TURNED SUPPORTS, JOINED BY AN H-STRETCHER AND A PLATFORM BELOW FORMING A PIPE STAND FOR EIGHT PIPES
    100 CM. HIGH X 66 CM. WIDE X 50 CM. DEEP
    TOGETHER WITH TWO PIPES AND A PIPE HOLDER, LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY; 35 CM. LONG


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