7 July 2005,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,680
GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A Clichy 'barber's pole' chequer weight
MID 19TH CENTURY, RED C TO ONE CANE
Studded with pink, white, green, amethyst, turquoise, blue, red and yellow millefiori canes and a pink rose and a white rose divided by lengths of pink and white spiral latticinio cable and on a white latticinio cable ground (surface wear, slight chips and bruising)
3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) diam.
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