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    A pair of swans mounted in Louis XV Ormolu as Candelabra from the Safra collections. ($250/350,000) Click on image to enlarge.

    Benjamin Walter Spiers (active 1875-1893) "Armour, prints, pictures, pipes, china (all crack'd) Old rickety tables, and chairs broken back'd" (Est. $100/150,000). Click on image to enlarge. UPDATE: THIS MADE A HAMMER PRICE OF $122,500.

    The four day sale of  the Lily and Edmond J. Safra Collections  at Sotheby’s in New York next month offers remarkable opportunities to collectors around the world.  The six dedicated sales take from October 18-21.  Lots on offer represent the pinnacle of their respective collecting categories.  The swans on the left are from the European Furniture, fine and decorative works of art sale, the Spiers image is from the Fine 19th century watercolours selection.
    See posts for July 29 and July 10.

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