11 December 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
CUILLERE EN IVOIRE
RéPUBLIQUE DéMOCRATIQUE DU CONGO
LE GRAND CUILLERON SE PROLONGEANT PAR UNE POIGNéE COMPOSéE DE DEUX FLèCHES SUPERPOSéES. BELLE PATINE ALLANT DU CRèME AU BRUN.
HAUTEUR: 16 CM. (6¼ IN.)
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