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    Sale 2159

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    21 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 242

    A GERMAN SILVER, ENAMEL AND LAPIS-MOUNTED 'JEWELLED' IVORY FIGURE**

    MARK OF GEORG ROTH, HANAU, CIRCA 1905

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A GERMAN SILVER, ENAMEL AND LAPIS-MOUNTED 'JEWELLED' IVORY FIGURE**
    MARK OF GEORG ROTH, HANAU, CIRCA 1905
    Carved as a clock peddler, the underside of the base stamped with a crown above a fleur de lis for Georg Roth
    9 in. (23 cm.) high


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    A comparable pair of figures, including a similar clock peddler figure, sold Christie's, London, 29 September 2005, lot 148 (£20,400).

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A MID-ATLANTIC PRIVATE COLLECTION, OFFERED AT NO RESERVE (LOTS 239-244)