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    Sale 12187

    Opulence

    10 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 149

    A FINE VIENNESE SEMI-PRECIOUS STONE-MOUNTED, SILVER, AND ENAMEL CORNUCOPIA AND COVER

    ATTRIBUTED TO HERMANN BÖHM, VIENNA, CIRCA 1880

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FINE VIENNESE SEMI-PRECIOUS STONE-MOUNTED, SILVER, AND ENAMEL CORNUCOPIA AND COVER
    ATTRIBUTED TO HERMANN BÖHM, VIENNA, CIRCA 1880
    Finely painted overall with mythological vignettes, with original leather case, the base indistinctly stamped
    27 ¼ in. (69.2 cm.) high


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    A nearly identical cornucopia by Böhm is illustrated, without a cover, in E. Spell, Painted Enamels: An Illustrated Survey, 1500-1920, p. 134, pl. 27.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK ESTATE