• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 93

    EMANUEL THOMAS PETER (AUSTRIAN, 1799-1873)

    Price Realised  

    EMANUEL THOMAS PETER (AUSTRIAN, 1799-1873)
    A lady, in black satin décolleté dress, bordered with white lace, diamond and pearl buttons, four-strand pearl necklace, black velvet bracelets with diamond buckles, bracelets with gem-set clasps, and gold bangles on both wrists, emerald and diamond-set ring on her left hand, drop-pearls and black bobbin-lace veil adorning her dark centre-parted upswept hair, holding a nosegay of roses in her right hand; interior background with red upholstered chair
    signed and dated 'Em. Peter: 847' (lower right)
    on card
    rectangular, 9¼ x 7½ in. (237 x 188 mm.), dark brown leather travelling case embossed with scrolls and reeding on the exterior, gilt borders framing the interior


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