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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 34

    A HARDSTONE, GOLD AND GEM-SET FOUR-PIECE ELEPHANT BAND

    RETAILED BY ASPREY & CO., LONDON, 1992-1993

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A HARDSTONE, GOLD AND GEM-SET FOUR-PIECE ELEPHANT BAND
    RETAILED BY ASPREY & CO., LONDON, 1992-1993
    Comprising a violinist, guitarist, cymbalist and clarinetist, set on a black onyx and gold base, each elephant carved from agate, chalcedony, red jasper, obsidian, lapis lazuli and black opal, the eyes and waistcoat buttons of gold and cabochon sapphires, with silver instrument, each signed ED and Asprey on base
    7 in. (17.8 cm.) high (4)


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    Provenance

    with Asprey, 1992-1993


    Saleroom Notice

    The mark is that of Emile Beker.