• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5695

    Christie's Interiors

    13 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 163

    A LACE AND IVORY PARASOL

    CANTON FOR EXPORT, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LACE AND IVORY PARASOL
    CANTON FOR EXPORT, 19TH CENTURY
    with Buckinghamshire lace shade and ivory handle carved in the form of a dragon
    25 in. (63.5 cm.) long


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