• The Sunday Sale - The Collecti auction at Christies

    Sale 5934

    The Sunday Sale - The Collection of the Late Christopher Wood

    8 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 148

    A GROUP OF THREE VICTORIAN SAND SCULPTURES

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    A GROUP OF THREE VICTORIAN SAND SCULPTURES
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Depicting the Isle of Wight Needles and Carisbrooke Castle, two examples bearing paper labels to the underside 'Isle of Wight/Curiosity/arranged with/Sands/From the coloured cliffs/of/Alum Bay
    The largest - 8½ in. (21.5 cm.) high
    Together with a Cornish serpentine marble ornament modelled as a lighthouse, and a smaller lighthouse paperweight en suite (5)


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