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Medieval Blue Soapstone Basin, Merv Griffin Collection

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Medieval Blue Soapstone Basin, Merv Griffin Collection
Hand-carved from a single piece of blue soapstone, the interior with rounded walls, the boat-shaped exterior tapering towards the base, the faceted broad sides with a slightly protruding rectangular central panel flanked by two facets with curved edges narrowing at the tapered ends. Wear consistent with age; no cracks. Dimensions: 13cm (h) x 42 (w) x 23.5cm (5-1/8 x 16-1/2 x 9-1/4) the lip measuring from 2-2.5cm wide. Provenance: from the collection of Tony Griffin inherited from his father, Merv Griffin (1925-2007). Weight: 16Kg (35 lbs.). SHIPPING CHARGES APPLY. Not recommended for shipment outside the continental U.S.A.

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