20 - 21 January 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,000
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 800
A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY-CASED COLLECTION OF SPECIMENS FOR THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN
With four lift out trays containing various minerals, textile fragments, natural history fragments etc.
12 in. (31 cm.) wide
Together with a Victorian mahogany box of microscope slides (2)
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The box is sold with a photocopy of 'Lessons on Objects, as given to children between the ages of six and eight in a Pestalozzian school at Cheam Surrey, 1851.' listing a series of educational objects.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
'Childhood', A Loan Exhibition, Sotheby's London, 2-27 January 1988, no. 634.