• 19th Century Furniture, Sculpt auction at Christies

    Sale 2210

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

    20 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 87

    A PAIR OF DIEPPE CARVED IVORY MIRRORS

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    A PAIR OF DIEPPE CARVED IVORY MIRRORS
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Carved overall with leafy foliage, cloud-borne putti and mermaids, the cresting centred by a coat-of-arms
    53½ x 34¾ in. (139.8 x 88.3 cm.) (2)


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    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

    Sotheby's, New York, The Collection of Alberto Pinto, 29 March 1999, Lot 171.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR