31 March 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 750
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 1,000
A KELSTERBACH WHITE-METAL MOUNTED WHISTLE-ETUI
CIRCA 1775, THE MOUNTS LATER
Modelled as a lady's arm holding an apple with moulded green-leaves, a blue bracelet about her wrist, her upper arm with a white lace cuff and striped sleeve (small chip to bracelet)
3 in. (7.7 cm.) long overall
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See Kurt Roder, Das Kelsterbacher Porzellan (Darmstadt, 1931), table XXI, no. 122 for a similar example.
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