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    Sale 5266

    Portrait Miniatures, Objects of Vertu, Silver & Russian Works of Art

    13 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1675

    A Swiss gold and enamel zarf

    GENEVA, CIRCA 1840

    Price Realised  


    A Swiss gold and enamel zarf
    GENEVA, CIRCA 1840
    Made for the Turkish market, egg-cup shaped with wavy rim, enamelled with three diagonal oval reserves engraved with musical trophies on a blue enamelled ground, separated by diamond set part black enamelled cross hatching, the upper and lower borders of the foot engraved with foliage on pink and green grounds, the foot similarly engraved and enamelled as the body -- 2 1/8 in. (5.5 cm.)

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