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A BRONZE, PARCEL-GILT AND SIENA MARBLE GARNITURE comprising a pair of book-ends, each in the form of a squatting Egyptian figure beneath a moulded frieze with domed foliate mount and upon a stepped plinth, and a seated paperweight sphinx en suite on a stepped rectangular plinth

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A BRONZE, PARCEL-GILT AND SIENA MARBLE GARNITURE comprising a pair of book-ends, each in the form of a squatting Egyptian figure beneath a moulded frieze with domed foliate mount and upon a stepped plinth, and a seated paperweight sphinx en suite on a stepped rectangular plinth
The book-ends 7¼in. (18.5cm.) high
The sphinx 9¼in. (23.5cm.) wide (3)

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A related pair of 'Egyptian' book-ends was sold in these Rooms 4 June 1992
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