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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 61

    AN AUSTRIAN SILVER-GILT MOUNTED ROCK CRYSTAL DISH

    MARK OF HERMANN RATZERSDORFER, VIENNA, CIRCA 1875

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    Estimate

    AN AUSTRIAN SILVER-GILT MOUNTED ROCK CRYSTAL DISH
    MARK OF HERMANN RATZERSDORFER, VIENNA, CIRCA 1875
    Circular and with eight alternating male and female demi-figure straps enamelled in white, red, green and black, with grotesque lions above and a band of female masks below, the straps between cast and chased with scrolls, the panels finely carved with winged demi-female figures, masks and strapwork, marked on rim and on foot
    11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm.) diam.


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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)