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    A Mae West Collection of Decorative Egg Items, 1950s-1970s. Eight items all in the shape/form of an egg including: 1) a porcelain box with handpainted pink roses and gold leaves, bottom stamped "6904;" 2) a porcelain miniature vase with gold-colored floral imagery on front, bottom marked in part "Lefton China;" 3) a glass paperweight with an image of the god Triton etched on top, sticker reads in part "Ekenas / Sweden;" 4) a small slab of gray marble; 5) a glass egg with a handpainted image of a Japanese garden, with its own wooden stand; 6) a wooden box handpainted with colorful floral imagery, sticker on bottom reads in part "Hand Made / Kashmir India;" 7) a cloisonné egg with a rust-colored background, with its own wooden stand; and 8) a porcelain box with handpainted blue floral imagery, bottom with text reading "Hand / Painted / Limoges / France;" all from West's famous Ravenswood apartment on Rossmore Avenue in Los Angeles; included with a signed 'Letter of Provenance' from John West, Mae's nephew.
    5" x 6" x 3" and smaller


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    June, 2016
    24th-25th Friday-Saturday
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