• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

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

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 198

    A SET OF THREE CONTINENTAL SILVER ALTAR-FRAMES

    ONE STRUCK WITH OWNERSHIP MARKS, POSSIBLY ITALIAN OR GERMAN, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SET OF THREE CONTINENTAL SILVER ALTAR-FRAMES
    ONE STRUCK WITH OWNERSHIP MARKS, POSSIBLY ITALIAN OR GERMAN, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Each oblong with block and half ball corners, applied at the top with a badge engraved with Maltese cross and at the bottom with a further badge engraved with a cross
    14 1/8 in. (36 cm.) high and smaller (3)


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    Provenance

    The Grand Dukes of Baden; Sotheby's, Baden-Baden, 9 October 1995, lot 2527.