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    Sale 2250

    The Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Greenfield Collection of Porcelain, Russian Enamels and 19th Century Decorative Art

    20 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 94

    A VIENNESE GILT-METAL AND ENAMEL NEF

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A VIENNESE GILT-METAL AND ENAMEL NEF
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Each mast headed by a flag finial and crow's nest, the sails painted with scantily-clad maidens and putti, on a pierced ovoid deck headed by a spread-wing female term, the interior and exterior of the hull painted with mythological figures, on a dual-dolphin support and similarly decorated base with paw-cast feet, apparently unmarked
    13½ in. (34.3 cm.) high; 9½ in. (24 cm.) wide


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