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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 62

    AN AUSTRIAN SILVER-GILT MOUNTED ROCK CRYSTAL MODEL OF A MUSICIAN

    MARK OF HERMANN RATZERSDORFER, VIENNA, CIRCA 1880

    Price Realised  

    AN AUSTRIAN SILVER-GILT MOUNTED ROCK CRYSTAL MODEL OF A MUSICIAN
    MARK OF HERMANN RATZERSDORFER, VIENNA, CIRCA 1880
    On oval base, the bases applied with the figure of a monkey playing a violin, the grotesque figure wearing boots enamelled in light brown and blue, and playing pipes, marked underneath
    8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) high


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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)