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    Sale 2818

    European Noble and Private Collections

    31 March - 1 April 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 266

    A Dutch gold purse mount with textile embroidered bag

    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, POSSIBLY AMSTERDAM, LATE 18TH CENTURY, THE BAG LATER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Dutch gold purse mount with textile embroidered bag
    Apparently unmarked, possibly Amsterdam, late 18th Century, the bag later
    Of shaped rectangular form, chased to both sides with a central medallion of birds flanked by two medallions of flower-baskets, with blue textile bag embroidered with a beaded floral motif, with tear-shaped openwork drop
    8 cm. wide
    gross 82 gr.


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