• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 360

    AN ENGRAVED BONE POWDER-FLASK IN EARLY 17TH CENTURY STYLE; A GROUP OF THREE ENGRAVED AND CARVED ITALIAN BONE POWDER-FLASKS; AND AN ENGRAVED BONE CUP AND ANOTHER VESSEL OF SIMILAR TYPE

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ENGRAVED BONE POWDER-FLASK IN EARLY 17TH CENTURY STYLE; A GROUP OF THREE ENGRAVED AND CARVED ITALIAN BONE POWDER-FLASKS; AND AN ENGRAVED BONE CUP AND ANOTHER VESSEL OF SIMILAR TYPE
    19TH CENTURY
    The first engraved with a coat of arms and the spurious date 1605, with metal top and belt hook; The remaining pieces variously decorated with scenes from the chase, allegorical and armorial motifs
    The first 17 cm. (6)


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