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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 102

    A VIENNESE SILVER AND ENAMEL NEF

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A VIENNESE SILVER AND ENAMEL NEF
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Each mast headed with a flag and crow's nest, the sails painted on both sides with female terms and mythological scenes, set on a curved deck mounted with sailors, the hull painted with Neptune and Europa, the interior decorated with colorful foliage and the attributes of the gods, on a mermaid support and oval foliate-cast foot, apparently unstamped, with Austrian control marks
    16½ in. (42 cm.) high


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