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    Sale 7631

    Important European Furniture & Sculpture

    4 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 80

    AN ENGRAVED CARVED IVORY CUP

    GERMAN, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ENGRAVED CARVED IVORY CUP
    GERMAN, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY
    With bulbous body engraved with foliate scroll-work, acanthus leaves and with scenes of the Adoration of the Magi and The Entry into Jerusalem; above an elaborately carved and engraved baluster stem and lobed foot; very minor repairs and wear
    7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
    (LOTS 75-80)