• 19th Century Furniture, Sculpt auction at Christies

    Sale 2210

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art & Ceramics

    20 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 84

    A GERMAN SILVER, LAPIS AND ENAMEL-MOUNTED 'JEWELLED' IVORY FIGURE OF A HARLEQUIN

    POSSIBLY HANAU, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GERMAN SILVER, LAPIS AND ENAMEL-MOUNTED 'JEWELLED' IVORY FIGURE OF A HARLEQUIN
    POSSIBLY HANAU, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Apparently unmarked
    9½ in. (24 cm.) high


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    Another example of this harlequin figure was sold at Christie's New York, 21 April 2009, lot 242 ($25,000).

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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.