*A silver-gilt novelty 'Surprise' Easter egg,
by Stuart Devlin, London 1972,
No. 223, with a vermiculated shell, opening to reveal a sprung jester bursting through a drum,
*Artist's Resale Right may apply to this lot.
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Sold for £150
Some tarnishing to punch, the inside of the egg, the drum. No case or paperwork.
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Auction: Design - Two Day Sale - Live Online, Wed, 5th May 2021
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