• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5966

    Christie's Interiors

    15 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 503

    A COLLECTION OF ENGLISH SEA-SHELL FRAMED MARINE DIORAMAS

    EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A COLLECTION OF ENGLISH SEA-SHELL FRAMED MARINE DIORAMAS
    EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    With convex glass and prints of ships and other motifs inside in circular, heart or star shaped frames, together with a shaped frame with mirror glass panel and rectangular frames with flat glass
    mirror 11½ in. (29 cm.) high (12)


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