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    Sale 5898

    Christie's Interiors

    6 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 107

    A GERMAN IVORY KNIFE HANDLE

    FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GERMAN IVORY KNIFE HANDLE
    FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
    CARVED WITH VENUS AND CUPID ABOVE A SCROLL WITH A SATYR MASK
    5½ IN. (14 CM.)
    ON A WOOD PLINTH - 3¼ IN. (8.2 CM.)


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