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    Sale 7731

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

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 153

    A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER NEF

    MARKED WITH PSEUDO-MARKS, PROBABLY HANAU, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER NEF
    MARKED WITH PSEUDO-MARKS, PROBABLY HANAU, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Cast and chased as a three-masted ship, the hull with foliage scrolls, the deck populated by cast sailors in various pursuits, mounted on four wheels, marked on two flags
    27½ in. (70 cm.) wide
    22 in. (55.8 cm.) high
    139 oz. (4,314 gr.)


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