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    Sale 12034

    Christie's Interiors

    16 March 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 302

    A PAIR OF GERMAN SILVER AND IVORY FIGURES OF KNIGHTS

    MARK OF NERESHEIMER, HANAU, LATE 19TH CENTURY AND WITH SPONSOR'S MARK OF BERTHOLD MULLER

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    A PAIR OF GERMAN SILVER AND IVORY FIGURES OF KNIGHTS
    MARK OF NERESHEIMER, HANAU, LATE 19TH CENTURY AND WITH SPONSOR'S MARK OF BERTHOLD MULLER
    Each realistically modelled with elaborate armour, shields and weapons, on openwork square bases, with carved ivory faces, one with adjustable visor
    9 1/2 in. (24 cm.) at tip of helmet
    31 oz. 17 dwt. (991 gr.) gross weight


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