20 November 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 1,500
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
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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