• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 512

    A FRENCH GILT AND SILVERED BRONZE CASKET

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH GILT AND SILVERED BRONZE CASKET
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The domed lid surmounted by Juno and Cupid, the lid and lobed body decorated with strapwork cartouches, the feet modelled as hounds
    19 cm. high x 23.4 cm. wide x 16 cm. deep
    Together with two bronze nautilus cups, French, 20th century, the shell supported by a mermaid on a circular base with sea-horse feet - 33.4 cm. high (3)


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