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Badminton cabinet

Badminton cabinet

the property of Mrs. Barbara Piasecka Johnson, Thursday 9 December 2004.

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Published by Christie"s in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Johnson, Barbara Piasecka -- Art collections -- Catalogs,
  • Cupboards -- England -- History -- 18th century -- Catalogs,
  • Stone inlaid furniture -- England -- Catalogs,
  • Auction catalogs -- England -- London

  • Edition Notes

    GenreCatalogs
    ContributionsChristie, Manson & Woods.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination95 p. :
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20294896M

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