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    Sale 5349

    Christie's Interiors

    18 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 425

    AN ENGLSIH BRONZE BUST OF QUEEN VICTORIA

    AFTER JOSEPH EDGAR BOEHM, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    AN ENGLSIH BRONZE BUST OF QUEEN VICTORIA
    AFTER JOSEPH EDGAR BOEHM, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Mounted on a turned stained wood plinth mounted with silver plaque engraved To Major General Slatin Pasha K.C.M.G C.B M.V.O from Victoria R.I. March 2nd 1899, the reverse mounted the monarch's crowned Royal cypher, inscribed to front and reverse Boehm Fecit
    18½in. (47cm.) high


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    General Slatin Pasha was one of the most colourful characters of the Colonial period, born in Austria but decorated by Queen Victoria, his adventures in the Sudan read like a 'Boy's Own' adventure story and he is the subject of two novels, 'Fire and Sword in the Sudan' and 'Between two flags'.

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


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