• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 11414

    Living With Art

    29 - 30 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 450

    A SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNE ENAMEL OWL-FORM BOX AND COVER

    20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A SILVER-GILT AND CLOISONNE ENAMEL OWL-FORM BOX AND COVER
    20TH CENTURY
    The body naturalistically shaped with filigree plumage, the eyes, beak and crest brightly enameled, stamped 'Silver' on base; Together with a Greek silver-gilt amphora vase repousse with two large octopus on a stippled ground, the neck with dancing flames
    7 1/3 in. (18.4 cm.) high, the owl


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF RICHARD D. BASS, PART I