23 January 2015
PROPERTY FROM THE ALLAN STONE COLLECTION
A BROWN- AND RED-PAINTED CARVED CAMEL CAROUSEL FIGURE
EUROPEAN, 19TH/ 20TH CENTURY
36 1/2 in. high, 13 in. wide, 46 in. long
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