20 November 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 300 - GBP 500
A BRUNEIAN SCROLL HOLDER
The central section octagonal with fluted ends and detachable baluster finials, supported on two pedestal feet, chased with foliage, engraved with an inscription
29½ in. (75 cm.) long
The inscription reads 'PRESENTED TO HER ROYAL HIGHNESS THE DUCHESS OF KENT BY THE GOVENMENT OF BRUNEI ON THE OCCASION OF HER VISIT TO BRUNEI ON 21 OCTOBER 1952'.
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