22 January 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,000
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 1,000
A PAIR OF FRENCH BRONZE AND MARBLE PRESSE-PAPIERS
Of oval form, one surmounted by a stag, the other a hind, on beaded off-white marble plinths, the naturalistic bases of each formerly gilded
6¾ in. (17 cm.) wide (2)
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