13 - 14 January 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,250
Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,000
THREE FRENCH SILVER SAILBOAT MODELS MOUNTED ON A MALACHITE BASE,
THE BOATS WITH MAKER'S MARK OF WOLF SCHROTH, RETAILER'S MARK FOR CARTIER, LATE 20TH CENTURY,
with a cylindrical plexiglas cover; each boat marked on rudder 'Sterling'
The base 12in. (30.5cm.) diameter (2)
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Claud Cecil Gurney of design house de Gournay on a piece of Georgian furniture that represents
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