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A pair of rare beaded sprung garters, worked with fuchsia and other flowers in brightly coloured beads against a vivid blue ground--13 x 1in. (33 x 2.5cm.), late 18th century
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A pair of rare beaded sprung garters, worked with fuchsia and other flowers in brightly coloured beads against a vivid blue ground--13 x 1in. (33 x 2.5cm.), late 18th century

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A pair of rare beaded sprung garters, worked with fuchsia and other flowers in brightly coloured beads against a vivid blue ground--13 x 1in. (33 x 2.5cm.), late 18th century
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis

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The sprung garter was an improvement on the earlier ribbon garter; the elasticity was provided by small brass springs encased in padded silk
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