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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 64

    AN AUSTRIAN SILVER-GILT MOUNTED ROCK CRYSTAL DISH

    MARK OF HERMANN RATZERSDORFER, VIENNA, CIRCA 1875

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN AUSTRIAN SILVER-GILT MOUNTED ROCK CRYSTAL DISH
    MARK OF HERMANN RATZERSDORFER, VIENNA, CIRCA 1875
    Circular, and with central boss finely enamelled and gilded with a figure of Amphitrite reclining on scaly dolphin attended by putti, one holding a crown and with two love birds within a vine border enamelled in green, white, and blue and further outer border of female masks within blue, white, red and green scrolls, the outer rim with panels of rock crystal carved with foliate scrolls and with eight straps cast, chased and enamelled with grotesque bearded masks cartouches between, marked underneath
    10 in. (25 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)