• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5924

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    22 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 348

    TWO GERMAN SILVER AND IVORY MODELS OF ST. GEORGE AND THE DRAGON

    MARK OF A LION RAMPANT, GERMAN, BEARING SPONSOR'S MARK OF ABD AND ENGLISH IMPORT MARKS FOR LONDON, 1929

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    TWO GERMAN SILVER AND IVORY MODELS OF ST. GEORGE AND THE DRAGON
    MARK OF A LION RAMPANT, GERMAN, BEARING SPONSOR'S MARK OF ABD AND ENGLISH IMPORT MARKS FOR LONDON, 1929
    The saint with ivory head, dressed in medieval costume, a cloak draped over his arm and wearing a plumed hat, holding a sword in his left hand and a detachable lance with pennant in his right, standing atop a slain dragon, the dragon's tail wrapped around his left leg, all on a rectangular plinth on four leafy scroll supports
    The tallest, 11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm.) high (2)


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