10 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 5,625
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 1,000
A SET OF SIX SOAPSTONE INLAID AND PAINTED EROTIC PANELS, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
each with sliding cover decorated with figures at leisure opening to reveal couples indulging in a variety of amorous pursuits in settings within pavilions, fenced gardens and trees, silk mounted borders, one with a four-character inscription to the back -- 6 5/8in. x 9 3/8in. (17cm. x 23.9cm.) (6)
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