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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 68

    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
    Standing on two feet, enamelled in pink and pale green, with tail, and wings and the head hinged with red enamel eyes, the silver gilt borders enamelled in white, red and black
    7 in. (17.7 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    HE 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)