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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 120

    AN UNUSUAL SPANISH SILVER-GILT MOUNTED TURBO-SHELL CUP

    MARK OF DOMINGO ESTRADA, ZARAGOZA, CIRCA 1800, ASSAY MASTER PATRICIO CASTÁN

    Price Realised  

    AN UNUSUAL SPANISH SILVER-GILT MOUNTED TURBO-SHELL CUP
    MARK OF DOMINGO ESTRADA, ZARAGOZA, CIRCA 1800, ASSAY MASTER PATRICIO CASTÁN
    On a circular base applied with foliage and flower frieze, with knopped and beaded stem, the shell with foliage strapwork and hinged cover engraved with a flower, marked on the base and on cover, further marked with a later French import mark
    7 in. (17.7 cm.) high


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