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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 79

    AN AUSTRIAN SILVER-GILT MOUNTED ROCK CRYSTAL DISH

    MARK OF HERMANN RATZERSDORFER, VIENNA, CIRCA 1875

    Price Realised  

    AN AUSTRIAN SILVER-GILT MOUNTED ROCK CRYSTAL DISH
    MARK OF HERMANN RATZERSDORFER, VIENNA, CIRCA 1875
    The inner border applied with four canopied shaped cartouches, each applied with a finely enamelled figure of one of the Trojan heroes, Nestor, Patrocles, Menelaus and Ajax enamelled in white, green, blue, purple and pale blue and between with military trophies with canopies above, the outer border with alternating male and female portrait medallions and with scrolls between, the rock crystal cut with foliate scrolls, marked on rim and on back
    14¼ in. (36 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)