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    Sale 7441

    Important Silver

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 630

    AN AUSTRIAN SILVER-GILT AND METAL-MOUNTED ROCK-CRYSTAL AND ENAMEL CUP

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN AUSTRIAN SILVER-GILT AND METAL-MOUNTED ROCK-CRYSTAL AND ENAMEL CUP
    19TH CENTURY
    The body enamelled in the Renaissance taste with vari-coloured foliage scrolls and flowers and heightened with figures, masks and grotesques all on brown ground, the two heads and tail carved with feathers, on pedestal foot, the detachable cover with two bird finials, marked on rim and on cover bezel with a 19th century Austrian tax mark
    9½ in. (24 cm.) high


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