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    Sale 7464

    Un hôtel particulier du Faubourg Saint-Germain The Collection of The Marquis and Marquise de Ravenel

    21 - 22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 86

    TWO ITALIAN SERPENTINE MARBLE INKSTANDS

    MID-19TH CENTURY

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    TWO ITALIAN SERPENTINE MARBLE INKSTANDS
    MID-19TH CENTURY
    Of circular gadrooned form, one with spiral gadrooned body, the covers inset with lava cameos depicting historical and classical portrait busts, the covers concealing gilt-metal lined pounce-pots, wells and quill holders
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) and 5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) diameter (2)


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the catalogue illustrations for lots 86 and 88 are incorrect. Lot 86 consists of the two larger inkstands - the larger one shown in the illustration for lot 86 and the larger one with spiral gadrooned body in the illustration for lot 88.