17 November 1992
From the Estate
of the late JOHN ARLOTT, ESQ. O.B.E
'DEATH OF A MOTH': a stipple-engraved goblet by Laurence Whistler, the conical bucket bowl stippled with a dead moth beside a chamber-candle, its flight outlined around the candle, on a table beside a half-filled tumbler, a watch and an apple resting on a book, on a solid tapering stem above a plain foot inscribed J A FROM L H, the bowl signed 'LW 58'
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