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    Sale 7628

    Important Silver Including a Collection of Viennese Silver-Gilt Mounted Hardstone Works of Art

    25 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 71

    A CONTINENTAL SILVER AND METAL-MOUNTED ROCK CRYSTAL CUP

    THE BOWL PROBABLY MUGHAL, LATE 18TH OR EARLY 19TH CENTURY, THE MOUNTS APPARENTLY UNMARKED, ASSEMBLED IN THE LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    A CONTINENTAL SILVER AND METAL-MOUNTED ROCK CRYSTAL CUP
    THE BOWL PROBABLY MUGHAL, LATE 18TH OR EARLY 19TH CENTURY, THE MOUNTS APPARENTLY UNMARKED, ASSEMBLED IN THE LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The hexagonal base on six facetted rock crystal ball and claw feet, the base applied with clusters of facetted rock-crystal beads, with short hexagonal stem and openwork scroll brackets, each with suspension ring with plain mounts above, the bowl carved with foliate sprays and with stylized foliate borders, the bowl possibly earlier and applied with later handles formed as dragons enamelled in blue, brown, red, white and green
    8 in. (20.3 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A FAMILY TRUST COLLECTED BY THE AMERICAN WIFE OF AN ENGLISH ARISTOCRAT ON HER CONTINENTAL TOURS IN THE LAST DECADE OF THE 19TH CENTURY
    (LOTS 58-87)