• 500 Years Decorative Arts Euro auction at Christies

    Sale 2305

    500 Years Decorative Arts Europe Including Oriental Carpets

    20 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 133

    A CARVED IVORY GROUP OF ADAM AND EVE

    GERMAN, POSSIBLY 17TH CENTURY

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    A CARVED IVORY GROUP OF ADAM AND EVE
    GERMAN, POSSIBLY 17TH CENTURY
    Depicted standing against a tree trunk, with a paper label inscribed 'EX COLLECTION LORD ASTOR OF HEVER CIRCLE OF PETER FLOETNER'
    9 in. (23 cm.) high, 5 in. (12.5 cm.) wide


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