• European Noble and Private Col auction at Christies

    Sale 2835

    European Noble and Private Collections

    15 - 16 December 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 213

    A group of five Ottoman sherbert spoons

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A group of five Ottoman sherbert spoons
    Early 19th Century
    Including tortoise-shell, ivory, coral, mother-of-pearl, coconut, bone, metal and possibly ambre, some damages (5)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A DUTCH COLLECTOR