6 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,000
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,000
AN INCOMPLETE SUIT OF CEREMONIAL ARMOUR, 19TH CENTURY
including a studded jacket with embroidered dragon roundels; a matching quiver; a jacket and various accessories of blue studded satin(a lot)
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