This Chinese porcelain enamel-decorated wig stand was purchased by the vendor’s father from a country house sale in 1953.

Measuring 10in (27cm), it bears a gold Daoguang seal mark to the base and will go under the hammer at Adam Partridge of Macclesfield, Cheshire, on November 8 estimated at £800-1200.

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