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A GOLD FISH-FORM SCENT FLASK, USED BY THE SASSOON FAMILY FOR HAVDALAH, PROBABLY CHINESE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

Estimate:

4,000

to
- 6,000 USD

A GOLD FISH-FORM SCENT FLASK, USED BY THE SASSOON FAMILY FOR HAVDALAH, PROBABLY CHINESE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

A GOLD FISH-FORM SCENT FLASK, USED BY THE SASSOON FAMILY FOR HAVDALAH, PROBABLY CHINESE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

Estimate:

4,000

to
- 6,000 USD

Lot sold:

11,970

USD

A GOLD FISH-FORM SCENT FLASK, USED BY THE SASSOON FAMILY FOR HAVDALAH, PROBABLY CHINESE, LATE 19TH CENTURY


articulated body chased with scales, the head with cabochon red stone eyes, chained screw-on cap

1 oz 15 dwt including eyes

55.9 g

length 5 1/2 in.

14 cm


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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