29 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,625
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
A GERMAN SILVER-GILT HISTORISMUS MOUNTED COCONUT CUP AND COVER
MARK OF NERESHEIMER OF HANAU, CIRCA 1890
The circular domed base with stem modelled as a blackamoor holding a lizard, the strapwork mounts decorated in high relief with putti and pierced with foliage, the cover with Carob Indian finial
17 in. (43.2 cm.) high
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