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    Sale 2039

    Important Silver and Objects of Vertu

    23 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 89

    A GERMAN SILVER FIGURAL GROUP

    MARK OF SCHLEISSNER & SONS, HANAU, CIRCA 1890

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    A GERMAN SILVER FIGURAL GROUP
    MARK OF SCHLEISSNER & SONS, HANAU, CIRCA 1890
    Depicting Diana and Chiron hunting, Chiron's saddle with quatrefoil medallions, colored stones and masks, his belt with a faun-head center, Diana's arrow case with urn and drum-form motifs, each figure with realistically modeled features and hair, their bows collapsed and arrows just released, the pair on shaped oval platform base, with hunting dogs at foot, the base modeled as textured ground with sparse foliage, marked on side of base
    15½ in. (39.4 cm.) long; 112 oz. (3805 gr.) gross weight


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