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    Sale 5372

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    18 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 447

    AN AUSTRIAN SILVER AND ENAMEL CUP AND COVER

    MARK OF LUDWIG POLLITZER, VIENNA, CIRCA 1870

    Price Realised  

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    AN AUSTRIAN SILVER AND ENAMEL CUP AND COVER
    MARK OF LUDWIG POLLITZER, VIENNA, CIRCA 1870
    The stem modelled as a monkey climbing a tree, the finial formed as a satyr holding a cornucopia of flowers, the interior of the body painted with doves, pink and blue ribbons securing swags of roses on a white ground, the interior of the cover painted with swallows in flight on a sky blue ground filled with pink and yellow-tinged grey clouds
    11½ in. (29.2 cm.) high


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