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    Sale 7628

    Important Silver Including a Collection of Viennese Silver-Gilt Mounted Hardstone Works of Art

    25 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 60

    AN AUSTRIAN SILVER-GILT MOUNTED AND ENAMEL MINIATURE ROCK CRYSTAL EWER AND BASIN

    MARK OF HERMANN RATZERSDORFER, VIENNA, CIRCA 1870

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN AUSTRIAN SILVER-GILT MOUNTED AND ENAMEL MINIATURE ROCK CRYSTAL EWER AND BASIN
    MARK OF HERMANN RATZERSDORFER, VIENNA, CIRCA 1870
    The circular basin partly fluted and with silver gilt rim, enamelled with foliate scrolls in black, red and green, the baluster-shaped ewer partly fluted and with openwork scroll and bracket handle with female mask finial enamelled in red, white, pale blue, dark blue and green, marked on foot of ewer and rim of basin
    the basin 4 in. (10 cm.) diam. (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A FAMILY TRUST COLLECTED BY THE AMERICAN WIFE OF AN ENGLISH ARISTOCRAT ON HER CONTINENTAL TOURS IN THE LAST DECADE OF THE 19TH CENTURY
    (LOTS 58-87)