• European Noble and Private Col auction at Christies

    Sale 2835

    European Noble and Private Collections

    15 - 16 December 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 367

    An ivory fan

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    An ivory fan
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    The silk leaf depicting amorous scenes, in a later giltwood glazed case
    28 cm. high (excl. case)
    Together with two oval giltwood picture frame mirrors, probably Italian, 19th Century, each with later mirror plates - 29 cm. high x 17 cm. wide; A polychrome decorated carved wood dancing couple, 20th Century - 18 cm. high; And a parcel-gilt wall console, 20th Century - 22 cm. high (5)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE PROF. DR. WALTER AND MARGOT TUTSCHKA, VIENNA