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30 October 1992
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'Miniature Novelties', X25, 1891.
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These cigarette cards were formally the property of Norman Allcock, Chairman, Midlands Branch, Cartophilic Society of Great Britain Ltd.
The designer and decorator shows us around his Santa Monica HQ, and enthuses over the forthcoming Rooms as Portraits auctions in London and New York
Chinese Works of Art specialist Olivia Hamilton reckons this pair of superb sculptures — around 1,300 years old — are ‘the finest I've seen come up for sale‘