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    Sale 7569

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    19 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 4

    A VIENNESE SILVER, ENAMEL AND ROCK-CRYSTAL CASKET

    LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VIENNESE SILVER, ENAMEL AND ROCK-CRYSTAL CASKET
    LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    Of octagonal form, inset to the hinged top, base and sides with bevelled rock-crystal panels carved with mythical beasts and foliage, the enamelled surrounds depicting mythological scenes, the canted angles set with figures of Eve and St. George, on winged sphinx monopodia
    5½ in. (14 cm.) high; 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) wide; 6 in. (15 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN