9 December 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 625
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 700
ANTON HÄHNISCH (AUSTRIAN, 1817-1897)
A young lady, in grey-blue satin dress with white crochet lace collar, engraved gold locket on black ribbon necklace, gold-mounted garnet drop-pendant earrings, a plait of hair crowning her centre-parted red hair
signed and dated 'Hähnisch 1863' (lower right)
oval, 2¼ in. (54 mm.) high, gilt-metal locket frame
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Hähnisch exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1851 and 1869.
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Christie's, London, 9 October 1979, lot 56.
Almost certainly unique, this exceptional domino set and music box has the most illustrious and fascinating provenance
Accessories for the 18th-century fop — as offered in our Chinese Export Art sale in New York on 18 January