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Winter Country House Sale

by Sworders Fine Art Auctioneers


348 lots with images

February 26, 2013

Live Auction

Cambridge Road

Stansted Mountfitchet, CM24 8GE United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1279 817778

Fax: +44 (0)1279 817779

Email: auctions@sworder.co.uk

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A pair of Meissen Figures, c.1890, of a gallant

Lot 1: A pair of Meissen Figures, c.1890, of a gallant

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Description: A pair of Meissen Figures, c.1890, of a gallant with his dog and a lady with her cat, inscribed L 162 and L 163, impressed and painted marks, with loss, 23cm (2)

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A German porcelain Model of a seated spaniel,

Lot 2: A German porcelain Model of a seated spaniel,

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Description: A German porcelain Model of a seated spaniel, after a model by Kandler, seated on his haunches, with his tongue hanging out, impressed 'F', restored, 20.5cm high

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A composite stem ratafia Glass, c.1760, the

Lot 3: A composite stem ratafia Glass, c.1760, the

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Description: A composite stem ratafia Glass, c.1760, the elongated round funnel bowl over a two section stem, the upper section with double opaque twist, the lower section with knopped air twist, 18.5cm high Bearing paper label for Frances Dickson. Parts of the Frances Dickson collection were gradually bequeathed to the Fitzwilliam Museum between 1929 and 1950.

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An opaque twist cordial Glass, c.1760, with round

Lot 4: An opaque twist cordial Glass, c.1760, with round

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Description: An opaque twist cordial Glass, c.1760, with round funnel-shaped bowl with engraved rim and the stem with inner solid and outer gauze corkscrews, on domed foot, 15.5cm high

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An air twist Ale Glass, c.1750, the funnel-shaped

Lot 5: An air twist Ale Glass, c.1750, the funnel-shaped

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Description: An air twist Ale Glass, c.1750, the funnel-shaped bowl engraved with hops and barley, on a double knop stem, 18cm high

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An opaque twist Wine Glass, c.1760, with ovoid

Lot 6: An opaque twist Wine Glass, c.1760, with ovoid

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Description: An opaque twist Wine Glass, c.1760, with ovoid bowl on a double twist stem, 13.3cm high

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A Wine Glass, c.1730, with a bell-shaped bowl over

Lot 7: A Wine Glass, c.1730, with a bell-shaped bowl over

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Description: A Wine Glass, c.1730, with a bell-shaped bowl over a stem with beaded knop, on domed foot, 16.5cm high

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A Wine Glass, c.1740, with bell-shaped bowl on

Lot 8: A Wine Glass, c.1740, with bell-shaped bowl on

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Description: A Wine Glass, c.1740, with bell-shaped bowl on knopped stem and on folded domed foot, 12cm high

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A Cordial Glass, c.1750, with round funnel bowl on

Lot 9: A Cordial Glass, c.1750, with round funnel bowl on

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Description: A Cordial Glass, c.1750, with round funnel bowl on triple knop stem on slightly domed folded foot, 13cm high

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An opaque twist Wine Glass, c.1765, the

Lot 10: An opaque twist Wine Glass, c.1765, the

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Description: An opaque twist Wine Glass, c.1765, the trumpet-shaped bowl engraved with fruiting vines and a bird, with double twist stem, 17.5cm high

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A Wine Glass, c.1740, with bell-shaped bowl with

Lot 11: A Wine Glass, c.1740, with bell-shaped bowl with

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Description: A Wine Glass, c.1740, with bell-shaped bowl with baluster knopped teared stem, 15.8cm high

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Two Wine Glasses, c.1750, one with trumpet-shaped

Lot 12: Two Wine Glasses, c.1750, one with trumpet-shaped

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Description: Two Wine Glasses, c.1750, one with trumpet-shaped bowl and single tear to stem, 16.5cm high, the second with cut trumpet-shaped bowl on single tear stem, 16.5cm high

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A German stoneware Flagon, possibly Frechen, 17th

Lot 13: A German stoneware Flagon, possibly Frechen, 17th

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Description: A German stoneware Flagon, possibly Frechen, 17th century, decorated with a rosette medallion and shield devices, 14.5cm high

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A Vienna porcelain Dish, c.1875, painted with 'The

Lot 14: A Vienna porcelain Dish, c.1875, painted with 'The

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Description: A Vienna porcelain Dish, c.1875, painted with 'The Parzen' to the centre, within a crimson, yellow and gilt border, underglazed beehive mark, impressed '4', 36cm

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A West Country pottery Documentary Jug, dated

Lot 15: A West Country pottery Documentary Jug, dated

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Description: A West Country pottery Documentary Jug, dated 1845, incised 'John Can Jug, September 1845', and verse 'Success to the Farmer...', flanked by an incised tulip and flower, the sprigged and scroll end handle flanked by a foaming jug and ale glass, church warden pipes and a further verse within a heart shape, 'Long may we Live Happy...', 27.5cm

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Four Continental porcelain and hand painted Snuff

Lot 16: Four Continental porcelain and hand painted Snuff

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Description: Four Continental porcelain and hand painted Snuff Boxes, late 19th century, two with courting scenes bearing marks for Ludwigsburg, another Meissen, the floral spray decorated example unmarked (4)

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A Vienna-style porcelain Plaque, late 19th

Lot 17: A Vienna-style porcelain Plaque, late 19th

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Description: A Vienna-style porcelain Plaque, late 19th century, of oblong form, painted with the Annunciation, 15.3 x 10.3cm

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A Chelsea-style goat and bee porcelain Jug,

Lot 18: A Chelsea-style goat and bee porcelain Jug,

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Description: A Chelsea-style goat and bee porcelain Jug, typically moulded with goats to the base, with polychrome painting, base with incised triangle mark, restored handle, 10.3cm high

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A George Jones majolica Sardine Dish, Cover and

Lot 19: A George Jones majolica Sardine Dish, Cover and

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Description: A George Jones majolica Sardine Dish, Cover and Stand, c.1875, the lid with relief moulded pike, perch and trout on a seaweed bed, the dish and stand with stiff leaf band against a pink ground, impressed monogram, the dish inscribed '1805/88', the stand '1831', within an unglazed patch, 21.5cm wide

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An English Delft blue and white Posset Pot and

Lot 20: An English Delft blue and white Posset Pot and

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Description: An English Delft blue and white Posset Pot and Cover, c.1700/20, painted throughout with birds, insects and foliage, the handles and spout with scrolls, 23cm high

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A Berlin (K.P.M) porcelain Plaque, c.1890, 'Ruth

Lot 21: A Berlin (K.P.M) porcelain Plaque, c.1890, 'Ruth

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Description: A Berlin (K.P.M) porcelain Plaque, c.1890, 'Ruth in the Cornfield', after Wagner, impressed verso 'KPM Sceptre, G, incised 237-158, printed retailer stamp for Ed Binder & CIE, Sculptures, Brienze - Luzern, 24 x 16cm

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A large French rococo-style porcelain two-handled

Lot 22: A large French rococo-style porcelain two-handled

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Description: A large French rococo-style porcelain two-handled Tray, 19th century, finely hand painted with classical pastoral scene of figures and sheep by a lake, within a raised gilt border, impressed F86 within a circle and CO4, 51.5cm diameter

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A New Hall porcelain Coffee and Tea Service,

Lot 23: A New Hall porcelain Coffee and Tea Service,

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Description: A New Hall porcelain Coffee and Tea Service, c.1815, pattern 1161, comprising: teapot, sucrier, milk jug, slop bowl, ten saucers, ten tea cups, seven coffee cups and two bread plates (35)

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A pair of German porcelain twin-handled Vases,

Lot 24: A pair of German porcelain twin-handled Vases,

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Description: A pair of German porcelain twin-handled Vases, possibly Gotha, c.1820-30, hand-painted veduta to each side depicting the Schloss Wilhelmshöhe and Löwenburg Castle in Kassel, 25cm

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A pair of Coalport Vases and Covers, painted with

Lot 25: A pair of Coalport Vases and Covers, painted with

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Description: A pair of Coalport Vases and Covers, painted with cartouches of lake and mountain scenes, on a gilt decorated, blue and pale yellow ground, green printed mark, 44cm (2)

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A pair of Coalport Vases and Covers, hand painted

Lot 26: A pair of Coalport Vases and Covers, hand painted

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Description: A pair of Coalport Vases and Covers, hand painted with lake scenes, on a gilt decorated blue ground, with ram's head handles, green printed mark, 26cm (2)

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Thirteen Davenport Botanical Dessert Plates,

Lot 27: Thirteen Davenport Botanical Dessert Plates,

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Description: Thirteen Davenport Botanical Dessert Plates, c.1845, pattern no. 1807, each painted to the centre with different flowers, within a blue and gilt scrolled border, painted '1807', 24cm diameter (13)

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A glass Vase by Steigerwald of Munich, 1862, the

Lot 28: A glass Vase by Steigerwald of Munich, 1862, the

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Description: A glass Vase by Steigerwald of Munich, 1862, the pear body on a stepped foot below a trumpet mouth and wings, after an Alhambra original, the whole finely gilt with scrolls and calligraphy, 32.3cm (4) As illustrated in 'Masterpieces of Industrial Art and Sculpture International Exhibition 1862', J.B. Waring Vol II.

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A collection of twenty-three glass Apothecary Jars

Lot 29: A collection of twenty-three glass Apothecary Jars

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Description: A collection of twenty-three glass Apothecary Jars and Covers, with paper labels variously inscribed, including Weinstein Tatar, and Schwefel Blute Sulfur (23)

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A Ceylonese coromandel workbox, c.1830-50, Galle

Lot 30: A Ceylonese coromandel workbox, c.1830-50, Galle

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Description: A Ceylonese coromandel workbox, c.1830-50, Galle District, with scalloped sides, front and back, the interior tray with nine lidded compartments, 41cm wide 28cm deep 16cm high

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A Continental brass and ivory inlaid box, 19th

Lot 31: A Continental brass and ivory inlaid box, 19th

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Description: A Continental brass and ivory inlaid box, 19th century, probably kingwood, the hinged cover with an oval mother-of-pearl panel within a field of scrolling foliage, the sides similarly decorated, 31cm wide 24cm deep 6.5cm high

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A gilt bronze and cut glass sweetmeat dish, late

Lot 32: A gilt bronze and cut glass sweetmeat dish, late

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Description: A gilt bronze and cut glass sweetmeat dish, late 19th century, modelled with the bowl held by two dolphins, on a chequered stand, stamped, 18cm wide 16cm high, and another bowl, with ring handles and supported with four dolphins, 18cm wide 11.5cm high (2)

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An Austral Islands ceremonial dance paddle, chip

Lot 33: An Austral Islands ceremonial dance paddle, chip

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Description: An Austral Islands ceremonial dance paddle, chip carved all over, the end as a flower with a band of heads, blade reduced, 87cm long

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Two Greek icons, 19th century, each painted on

Lot 34: Two Greek icons, 19th century, each painted on

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Description: Two Greek icons, 19th century, each painted on wood, 29 x 22cm and 22 x 13cm (2)

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A Maori carved softwood figure, his face with

Lot 35: A Maori carved softwood figure, his face with

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Description: A Maori carved softwood figure, his face with scrolls and stylised hair, 60cm high

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A George lll oval mahogany tray, with two scroll

Lot 36: A George lll oval mahogany tray, with two scroll

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Description: A George lll oval mahogany tray, with two scroll handles and double brass binding, 51cm long

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A pair of ornate brass door locks and handles,

Lot 37: A pair of ornate brass door locks and handles,

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Description: A pair of ornate brass door locks and handles, 19th century, each with a crown supported by cherubs, the handles as crowns, with one key and keepers (2)

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Album, The Wynyard Park Owl and HRH The Prince of

Lot 38: Album, The Wynyard Park Owl and HRH The Prince of

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Description: Album, The Wynyard Park Owl and HRH The Prince of Wales Oct 23rd 1896, the first page with a photograph of 'Royal Guests and House Party at Wynyard' with correspondence between John Phillips, Photographic Artist, Belfast, Francis Knollys, private secretary to Edward Prince of Wales, and N W Apperley (probably the agent at Wynyard Park), half leather binding, 31.5 x 43cm The correspondence relates to an owl that was shot at Wynyard Park. The photographer, Phillips, arranged to have the bird stuffed, and subsequently sent a photograph to the Prince of Wales, with an inscription stating that the Prince shot the owl. The Prince was most annoyed and a grovelling apology from the photographer followed!

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An embroidery and stumpwork panel, 17th century,

Lot 39: An embroidery and stumpwork panel, 17th century,

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Description: An embroidery and stumpwork panel, 17th century, with a seated lady to the centre, with a parrot above her, flanked by a leopard and lion, with flowers, insects and a castle in the distance, 21 x 32 cm

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A George III ivory tea caddy, of oval form, with

Lot 40: A George III ivory tea caddy, of oval form, with

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Description: A George III ivory tea caddy, of oval form, with tortoiseshell stringing, 11.5cm high

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A Victorian silver presentation trowel, by CH,

Lot 41: A Victorian silver presentation trowel, by CH,

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Description: A Victorian silver presentation trowel, by CH, London 1865, with presentation inscription relating to laying the foundation stone of the Drill Hall, Armoury & Store House of the 1st Norfolk Rifle Volunteers, 1866, 39cm long

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A tortoiseshell piqué work paper knife, early 19th

Lot 42: A tortoiseshell piqué work paper knife, early 19th

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Description: A tortoiseshell piqué work paper knife, early 19th century, the handle set with stars and bands of flower heads, and with acorn knop, 24cm long

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A George III tortoiseshell scent bottle holder,

Lot 43: A George III tortoiseshell scent bottle holder,

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Description: A George III tortoiseshell scent bottle holder, with silver inlay of urns and garlands, the hinged cover revealing a glass scent bottle, 6cm high

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A silver and carved mother-of-pearl snuff box,

Lot 44: A silver and carved mother-of-pearl snuff box,

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Description: A silver and carved mother-of-pearl snuff box, 18th century, the hinged, nacre-set lid decorated with a seated man playing the pipes, 7cm wide

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A tortoiseshell and silver snuff box, late 18th

Lot 45: A tortoiseshell and silver snuff box, late 18th

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Description: A tortoiseshell and silver snuff box, late 18th century, of oval form, the lid decorated with a scene of dogs and a duck and inscribed 'Jane Peachey', 7cm wide

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A French tortoiseshell piqué work étui à cire,

Lot 46: A French tortoiseshell piqué work étui à cire,

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Description: A French tortoiseshell piqué work étui à cire, late 18th century, of cylindrical form decorated with scrolling foliage and flowers, 14cm long

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A tortoiseshell needle case and cover, early 19th

Lot 47: A tortoiseshell needle case and cover, early 19th

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Description: A tortoiseshell needle case and cover, early 19th century, inlaid with silver sprigs of flowers, 10.5cm long

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A Continental tortoiseshell box, 18th century, of

Lot 48: A Continental tortoiseshell box, 18th century, of

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Description: A Continental tortoiseshell box, 18th century, of waisted oval form, decorated with silver inlaid scenes, the top depicting a couple dancing and the base with Diana and Actaeon, restored, 6.5cm wide

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Sir Henry Chauncy, 'The Historical Antiquities of

Lot 49: Sir Henry Chauncy, 'The Historical Antiquities of

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Description: Sir Henry Chauncy, 'The Historical Antiquities of Hertfordshire', dated 1700, in later gilt tooled leather binding

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An Italian Carrara marble bust of a young girl,

Lot 67: An Italian Carrara marble bust of a young girl,

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Description: An Italian Carrara marble bust of a young girl, late 19th century, on a socle base, 66cm

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