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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 67

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

    VIENNA, CIRCA 1870, APPARENTLY UNMARKED

    Price Realised  

    AN AUSTRIAN SILVER-GILT MOUNTED ROCK CRYSTAL MODEL OF A COCKEREL
    VIENNA, CIRCA 1870, APPARENTLY UNMARKED
    The standing cockerel on two deep pink and pale green feet and with tail, wings and hinged head with red enamel eyes, the borders enamelled in red, green and black with rosettes and foliate scrolls
    7 in. (17.7 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)