• 500 Years Decorative Arts Euro auction at Christies

    Sale 2305

    500 Years Decorative Arts Europe Including Oriental Carpets

    20 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 123

    AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED BERLIN IVORY-GROUND JEWEL CASKET AND COVER

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE SCEPTRE MARK

    Price Realised  

    AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED BERLIN IVORY-GROUND JEWEL CASKET AND COVER
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE SCEPTRE MARK
    In the neo-rococo taste, the bombé form box surmounted by a crown-shaped finial, painted allover in the manner of Watteau with cartouches of courting couples, flanked by winged putti busts and raised on four scroll feet
    11 in. (27.9 cm.) wide, overall


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