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Thu, Jul 14, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 64

Carved Owl Form Nutcracker and Adjustable Book Rack

Estimate: $400 - $600

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

Continental, possibly German, 19th/early 20th century, carved owl form nutcracker with glass eyes, 8-1/2 in.; carved adjustable book rack with rectangular base with two sliding panels, each with hinged carved owl bookend with glass eyes, 2-1/2 x 17 x 5-3/4 in. closed/folded down, height with owls upright 7 in., extends to 29 in.

Provenance: Private North Carolina Collection


some surface dust, scattered surface scratches and bumps

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