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    Sale 5370

    Christie's Interiors

    11 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 637

    A CHELSEA 'EEL' BASKET

    CIRCA 1765

    Price Realised  

    A CHELSEA 'EEL' BASKET
    CIRCA 1765
    Oviform with pierced flared neck and shoulder, the lower-part basket moulded and with bulrush handles, painted with butterflies and insects, the lower part applied with two preening birds, on a green rocky ground, enriched in gilding
    9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) high


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