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    Sale 12038

    Interiors

    20 July 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 279

    AN AUSTRIAN BOXWOOD AND IVORY GROUP OF A BEGGAR-MAN ORCHESTRA

    CIRCA 1870

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN AUSTRIAN BOXWOOD AND IVORY GROUP OF A BEGGAR-MAN ORCHESTRA
    CIRCA 1870
    Each standing on a barrel playing assorted instruments
    7 in. (18 cm.) to 6 ¼ in. (16 cm.) high


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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.


    Provenance

    Christie's London, Works of Art, carpets and Furniture, 24 June 1998, lot 493.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTOR