The Collection of Jim Rawlins Part II
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Birch, McDonald. Piece of Backdrop from Birch’s “Silk Mirage.” A piece of Asian embroidery formerly belonging to Birch and used in his show in the segment “The Silk Mirage.” Wooden frame, sight 8 ½ x 11 ½”. Note of provenance affixed to rear indicates Birch acquired the backdrop after he was tipped off by fellow magician John Mulholland on the closing of an “oriental opera company” in New York in 1956. At the end of his career the backdrop of cut into pieces and made into drapes, and the remaining pieces either framed or reused in an Ohio opera house.
Piece of Backdrop from Birch’s “Silk Mirage.”
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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $120.00
Estimate: $200 - $400
Number Bids: 2
Auction closed on Saturday, June 29, 2019.
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