2 - 3 April 2008
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AN EBONIZED AND PARCEL-GILT PIER MIRROR,
THE PLATE SURMOUNTED BY A PRINT OF 'THE BURNING OF THE AMERICAN SHIP 'OCEAN MONARCH''
27IN. (69CM.) HIGH, 14½IN. (37CM.) WIDE
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