9 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,375
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
AN INCOMPLETE SUIT OF CHINESE CEREMONIAL ARMOUR
including white studded satin jacket and apron skirts and a helmet with painted feather finials, late 19th century
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This lot is sold with a copy of a photograph of an interior of a European's residence in China circa 1900, showing the armour mounted in display.
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