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Auction: Auction 11.06.2004
was auctioned on: 11 June 2004
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An erotic album, 19th century

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Estimate: £800 - £1,200
ca. US$1,462 - US$2,193
Price realised:  £2,868
ca. US$5,241
Lot number 312, Views: 44

An erotic album, 19th century containing nine paintings in ink and colour on paper, depicting couples in gardens and in interiors in amorous embraces -- 9¾in. x 8¾in. (24.7cm. x 22.2cm.) max, silk cover; another album with ten erotic paintings on paper -- 8½in. x 11½in. (21.5cm. x 29.2cm.), silk mounts, brocade cover; a handscroll printed with scenes of lovers at play -- each scene 10¾in. x 9¾in. (27.3cm. x 24.7cm.), embroidered end piece; and an album containing eight paintings on paper of retreats in mountainous landscapes, seal marks -- 11¾in. x 12½in. (29.8cm. x 31.8cm.), hardback brocade cover. (4)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 11.06.2004
Date of the auction: 11 Jun 2004
Address: Christie's
London, South Kensington