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Source: The Illustrated London News, August 26, 1848
View of two Ivory Tankards from the sale of the Duke of Buckingham's collection at Stowe House, 1848. Auctioned by *Christie's of London, the sale lasted 40 days, with a total of 6,480 lots going under the hammer.
*One of the leading auction houses in the world, Christie's organize near 1,000 sales annually, with over 80 collecting categories, held at salerooms in Australia, East Asia, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, the United States, the United Kingdom, and France