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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 36

    A HARDSTONE AND GEM-SET EGG

    RETAILED BY ASPREY, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1989

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A HARDSTONE AND GEM-SET EGG
    RETAILED BY ASPREY, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1989
    The egg carved of rock crystal and etched with foliate scrolls, set with two cabochon rubies, on a silver-gilt stand, apparently unmarked
    3 in. (7.6 cm.) high, on stand


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    with Asprey, New York, 1989