6 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,750
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,500
AN IVORY BRISÉ FAN, A FILIGREE FAN AND A PAPER LEAF FAN WITH ENAMELLED STICKS
CHINESE, FOR EXPORT, 18TH, 19TH AND 18TH CENTURIES
the first fan carved and pierced with the monogram A.M. in a central oval escutcheon surrounded by figures; the second composed of silver metal filigree sticks; the third with enamelled filigree sticks and a painted leaf
7.5in. (19cm.); 10.2in. (26cm.); 11in. (28cm.)
one in a fitted box (3)
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
+44 (0)20 7752 3234
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
The tiny and exquisitely beautiful curiosities that once housed tobacco are highly prized. Specialist Margi Gristina advises on..
‘Made in China’ was once the ultimate mark of sophistication for Western porcelain enthusiasts, as specialist Becky MacGuire ex..