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Finely Carved Chinese Celadon and Russet Jade Dragon

Lot 8 View Catalog

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Description

Group of French related literature and documents. 1st item: A collection of French calligraphy from Ecole de sille dated 1811. Collection of 20. 2nd item: Lot of 5 French paperback books. Item 1, 2 and 3: Three of the 18 total volumes of "OEUVRES COMPLETES DE ROLLIN NOUVELLE EDITION." (The complete works of Rollin. New edition.) TOMES IX, XII and XV. (Chapters 9, 12 and 15.). Charles Rollin was a French historian and educator born 1661 and died 1741. Each book measures approximately 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" x 1 3/8." Items 4 & 5: "Les mille et un jour. Contes Persans." (Thousand and one days. Persian Tales.) By author Franois Pétis de la Croix (1653–1713). Two of the 5 total volumes. Includes volumes 3 and 4. Each book approximately 3 1/2" x 5 3/4" x 3/4." . 3rd item: 8 assorted French and Italian letters and hand-written documents dating from 1816 - 1870. Smallest 9 3/4" H x 7" W. Largest: 11-3/4" H x 8-3/8" W. 4th Item: King's Warrant appointing Lieutenant Colonel Charles Fox, Querry to His Majesty, April, 1831. Signed by King William IV and Earl of Albemarle, Master of the Horse and A.F. Barnard, Clerk Marshall. With red wax seal of crown. 12-3/4 x 15-3/4. Provenance: Estate of Salli LaGrone, Franklin, TN.

Condition

Excellent condition with minor wear and dust in crevices.
Buyer's Premium

19%

Estimate $800 – $1,000
Starting Bid $400
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Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals

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2240 Sutherland Avenue
Historic Cherokee Mills
Knoxville, TN 37919
United States


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