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    Sale 2159

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    21 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 231

    A CONTINENTAL CARVED IVORY CANDLE-SHADE**

    LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CONTINENTAL CARVED IVORY CANDLE-SHADE**
    LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The shade carved with nymphs and Nereids, on faux marble base
    18½ in. (47 cm.) high


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    Special Notice

    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Provenance

    William G. Irwin (1866-1943)
    Thence by descent


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF J. IRWIN AND XENIA S. MILLER (LOTS 222-235)