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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 582

    A SILVER-MOUNTED RELIEF CARVED IVORY TANKARD

    THE IVORY GERMAN, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY, THE SILVER MOUNTS, VIENNA CIRCA 1880

    Price Realised  

    A SILVER-MOUNTED RELIEF CARVED IVORY TANKARD
    THE IVORY GERMAN, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY, THE SILVER MOUNTS, VIENNA CIRCA 1880
    The lid surmounted by a figural finial of a huntsman with a hound, the lid and foot chased with hunting scenes, and marked to the waved rim, the body carved with a boar hunt, signed with monogram J.G.; with a later brass liner, ivory and silver mounts possibly associated
    36.5 cm. high overall; the main body 16.6 cm. high


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