• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5680

    Christie's Interiors

    9 February 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 216

    A PAIR OF IVORY MODELS OF MUSICIANS

    GERMAN OR AUSTRIAN, CIRCA 1870

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF IVORY MODELS OF MUSICIANS
    GERMAN OR AUSTRIAN, CIRCA 1870
    Depicting a male and female figure playing instruments, on turned ebony and ivory plinths
    7½ in. (19 cm.) high
    Together with a continental ivory model of a peasant woman, circa 1870, depicted in torn clothes -- 8 in. (30.3 cm.) high (3)


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