• Property from the Collection o auction at Christies

    Sale 7819

    Property from the Collection of HRH The Prince George, Duke of Kent KG, KT, and HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent CI, GCVO and their families

    20 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 166

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) GILT-METAL MOUNTED RECTANGULAR CASKET AND HINGED COVER

    MID-19TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED EAGLE AND SCEPTRE MARKS, IMPRESSED S AND P MARKS

    Price Realised  

    A BERLIN (K.P.M.) GILT-METAL MOUNTED RECTANGULAR CASKET AND HINGED COVER
    MID-19TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED EAGLE AND SCEPTRE MARKS, IMPRESSED S AND P MARKS
    Painted with equestrian figures and encampment scenes, two side panels painted with loose bouquets of flowers and sprigs, within gilt scroll and diaper-pattern panels and broad gilt bands, the gilt-metal mounted upper rim applied with scroll-moulded border and scroll thumbpiece, some chipping and cracking to one corner and slight retouching to gilding, slight wear to gilt borders
    9¾ in. (24.7 cm.) x 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) overall


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