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    Sale 2811

    European Noble and Private Collections

    24 - 25 June 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 559

    A COLLECTION OF SIXTEEN OPERA GLASSES

    LATE 19TH TO FIRST HALF 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A COLLECTION OF SIXTEEN OPERA GLASSES
    LATE 19TH TO FIRST HALF 20TH CENTURY
    Including nine in brass or white metal and mother-of pearl (two with handle); five in brass, mother of pearl and enamel (two with handle); One in brass ormolu and bone set with enamel and semi-precious stones; and one in simulated mother of pearl
    Together with six various leather cases (22)


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