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    Sale 12038

    Interiors

    20 July 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 278

    A DIEPPE IVORY STATUETTE OF ADMIRAL LORD NELSON

    CIRCA 1880

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A DIEPPE IVORY STATUETTE OF ADMIRAL LORD NELSON
    CIRCA 1880
    Hinged as a triptych showing scenes from the death of Nelson, under glass dome on ebonised base; together with an Italian ivory figure of a Cupid within a clam shell, circa 1880
    The figure of Nelson: 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) high, excluding base and dome
    Cupid: 3 ½ in. (9 cm.) long


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTOR