• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 201

    A CONTINENTAL SILVER CUP FORMED AS A MODEL OF A CAMEL AND RIDER

    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CONTINENTAL SILVER CUP FORMED AS A MODEL OF A CAMEL AND RIDER
    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, 19TH CENTURY
    In the 17th century taste, humouristically cast, the rider detachable and with detachable head
    14 in. (35.5 cm.) high
    41 oz. (1,282. gr.)


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    Possibly based on a model by Johannes I Mayr, Augsburg, circa 1660 (see Christie's, Paris, The Collection of Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé, 24 February 2009, lot 179).

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