• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5925

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    17 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 239

    A BRASS GONG SUSPENDED FROM TWO IVORY TUSKS WITH ELECTROPLATED MOUNTS

    CIRCA 1930

    Price Realised  

    A BRASS GONG SUSPENDED FROM TWO IVORY TUSKS WITH ELECTROPLATED MOUNTS
    CIRCA 1930
    Mounted on a rectangular ebonised wood plinth, complete with turned wood striker, the stand affixed with silver plaque with presentation inscription, the plaque mark of Emil Viner, Sheffield, 1933
    18½ in. (47 cm.) high; 21¼ in. (54 cm.) wide


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