3 April 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 1,800 - GBP 2,500
A PAIR OF LARGE FREESTANDING CAIROWARE SILVER INLAID BRASS LAMPSTANDS, SYRIA, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
On a spreading foot, rising in globular sections, decorated with inscription panels and scrolling arabesque - 65in (165cm) high (2)
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