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    Sale 2039

    Important Silver and Objects of Vertu

    23 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 107

    AN INDIAN COLONIAL SILVER CASKET

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    AN INDIAN COLONIAL SILVER CASKET
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Modeled as a temple, on four feet formed as squatting men, the body with scroll and leaf borders centering a band of seated and dancing figures on stippled ground, one side with a double door entrance, the cover with domed towers at corners and a central terraced tower with dormer windows centering masks and terminating in three cone finials, apparently unmarked
    12¼ in. (31.1 cm.) long; 98 oz. 10 dwt. (3073 gr.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    COLONIAL AND EXPORT SILVER

    ANOTHER PROPERTY