2 - 3 December 2003,
Price realised USD 538
USD 500 - USD 700
A GROUP OF BRASS AND SILVER SMALL OBJECTS,
comprising a Georgian table scale, a French silver repousse hunting badge, a Georgian whistle, a pastry pricker in the form of a rake, a Dutch compass, a magnifying glass, a wood and brass stamp bearing words 'Pay Central Bank of New York'
the scale 3½in. (9cm.) high (7)
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Acquired from Mark and Marjorie Allen (the magnifying glass)
Dina Zhang, Regional Senior Specialist, explains how Hong Kong’s fusion of East and West has inspired the curation of FIRST OPEN | Hong Kong on 29 March
Valérie Hess on the erotic — and semi-autobiographical — sculpture considered a masterpiece of the artist's late career