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25 Apr 2018, starting at 14:00 BST .

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Ferdinand Preiss (German, 1892-1943); 'Torch Dancer' an Art Deco Carved Ivory and Gilded Bronze Study SIGNED IN CAST 'F.Preiss'; CIRCA 1925

An 18th century Russian parcel-gilt silver tankard unidentified maker's mark 'ГГ', Moscow 1748

Harriet Goodhue Hosmer (American, 1830-1908): A carved white marble figure of 'Will O'The Wisp'

JEAN DESPRÉS: A rare French lidded silver soup tureen on stand with maker's mark, the tureen and stand with applied cut-out facsimile signature, also stamped with Minerva head 1st standard mark, circa 1950

Ferdinand Preiss (German, 1892-1943); 'The Skater' an Art Deco Carved Ivory and Cold-Painted Bronze Study INSCRIBED TO BASE 'F.Preiss'; CIRCA 1925

Berthold Lubetkin (Russian 1901-1990) A pair of low lounge chairs for the penthouse at Highpoint Two, designed and executed 1938, unique Norwegian pine frames made by Lubetkin and his wife Margaret using hand-selected materials; stitched cowhide, the cowhide upholstery and bolster cushions are replacements

Piero Fornasetti Italian 1913-1988) Leopardo chest, designed 1955,made by Atelier Fornasetti 1980's lithographed wood, brass, bears maker's disc insignia to the top drawer

A Gio Ponti (Italian 1891-1979) & Piero Fornasetti (Italian 1913-1988) credenza circa 1952, unique stained mahogany, glass and brass, the superstructure with sliding doors applied with hand-painted panels

Gio Ponti (Italian 1891-1979) Dressing table for Grand Hotel Parco dei Principi, Rome, designed and made 1964 laminated birch, formica, brass

Gio Ponti (Italian 1891-1979) Circular table for Grand Hotel Parco dei Principi, Rome, designed and made 1964 laminated birch, formica, tubular metal

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25% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £2,500 up to and including £300,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £300,000 up to and including £3,000,000;
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Ф Item contains or is made of ivory

This lot contains or is made of ivory. The United States Government has banned the import of ivory into the USA.

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Y CITES

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