5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)
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Victorian Gilt Bronze Paperweight in the Form of a Dead English Sparrow, mid 19th century
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Description: Victorian Gilt Bronze Paperweight in the Form of a Dead English Sparrow, mid 19th century
Each lot is subject to a buyer’s premium of 23% on the hammer price up to and including $25,000 CAD as part of the purchase price. Hammer prices in excess of $25,000 will be charged a buyer’s premium of 20%.