• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 929

    A COLLECTION OF CARVED IVORY DOLL'S HOUSE OBJECTS

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A COLLECTION OF CARVED IVORY DOLL'S HOUSE OBJECTS
    19TH CENTURY
    COMPRISING: A TOILET TABLE; AN UMBRELLA STAND; TWO CHAIRS; A SPINNING-WHEEL; A WOOL-SPINDLE; A SMALL SOFA; AND A SET OF FIRE IRONS -SMALL DAMAGES AND MINOR LOSSES
    15 CM. HIGH AND SMALLER
    TOGETHER WITH AN IVORY MODEL OF A HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGE WITH TWO FIGURE, 19TH CENTURY -13.5 CM. LONG (8)


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