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    Sale 7733

    The London Sale: Jewels

    10 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 107

    AN ANTIQUE GOLD AND ENAMEL PHOTO FRAME, BY KÖCHERT

    Price Realised  

    AN ANTIQUE GOLD AND ENAMEL PHOTO FRAME, BY KÖCHERT
    The oval frame decorated with two putti holding a wreath of polychrome enamel flowers to the acanthus scroll detail and twin cornucopia base with enamel flower terminals, displaying the portrait of a lady on a photographic base, signed A.C. Kosel, to the ivory reverse, circa 1880, 12.3 x 10.0 cm
    Signed A.E. Koechert


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    Pre-Lot Text

    The lady depicted in this picture frame is the Duchess of Hohenberg (1868 - 1914), wife of Archduke Franz-Ferdinand (1889 - 1914)