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    Sale 5902

    Christie's Interiors

    17 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 293

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED JAPANESE ARITA WARE RULE-PARFUM MODELLED AS A BADGER

    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY, IN THE STYLE OF ESCALIER DE CRISTAL

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED JAPANESE ARITA WARE RULE-PARFUM MODELLED AS A BADGER
    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY, IN THE STYLE OF ESCALIER DE CRISTAL
    5 in. (13 cm.) high


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    This model derives from a Japanese folk tale in which a badger is transformed into a teapot.

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage