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    Sale 2034

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    21 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 113

    AN ORMOLU AND SILVERED BRONZE MOUNTED BERLIN COFFER AND COVER

    CIRCA 1882, BLUE SCEPTRE AND SGR.P MARKS, IMPRESSED AND INCISED 3306, IMPRESED W AND C

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    AN ORMOLU AND SILVERED BRONZE MOUNTED BERLIN COFFER AND COVER
    CIRCA 1882, BLUE SCEPTRE AND SGR.P MARKS, IMPRESSED AND INCISED 3306, IMPRESED W AND C
    Of rectangular form surmounted by a scroll and shell handle flanked by busts of putti, the hinged cover composed of four panels painted with vignettes of eighteenth century couples in garden landscapes, fitted at the corners with cast cornucopiae issuing flowers, the conforming box with baroque style mounts centering a gaping mask escutcheon, flanked by caryatid putti standing atop rocaille-scroll feet
    14¾ in. (37.4 cm.) wide, overall


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