• Important Silver and Objects o auction at Christies

    Sale 2209

    Important Silver and Objects of Vertu Including the Inventory of Marks Antiques of London

    22 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 76

    AN AUSTRIAN ENAMEL AND PARCEL-GILT SILVER TWO-HANDLED VASE AND COVER

    VIENNA, CIRCA 1870

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    AN AUSTRIAN ENAMEL AND PARCEL-GILT SILVER TWO-HANDLED VASE AND COVER
    VIENNA, CIRCA 1870
    On circular domed foot, the enamel body and cover with silver mounts at intervals, with two caryatid handles, with painted enamel scenes including Persephone and Hades, King Midas, Pan and Apollo, a triumphal procession for Constantine the Great, and Helen of Troy, the cover surmounted by Athena finial, marked on mounts at base, waist, shoulder, lip, cover, each handle and on finial
    23½ (59.7 cm.) high


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