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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 66

    AN AUSTRIAN SILVER-GILT MOUNTED ROCK CRYSTAL BOWL AND COVER SET WITH WATCH

    MARK OF HERMANN RATZERSDORFER, VIENNA, CIRCA 1870

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN AUSTRIAN SILVER-GILT MOUNTED ROCK CRYSTAL BOWL AND COVER SET WITH WATCH
    MARK OF HERMANN RATZERSDORFER, VIENNA, CIRCA 1870
    On spreading foot, the body with two bifurcated double scroll handles, applied with acanthus foliage enamelled in black and the border enamelled in white, red, green and black, the detachable cover with timepiece finial with floral cresting and similar borders, marked on foot
    5 3/8 in. (13.4 cm.) wide over handles


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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)