A gold-mounted rock-crystal bucket
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A gold-mounted rock-crystal bucket

19TH CENTURY

Details
A gold-mounted rock-crystal bucket
19th century
In the 16th century style, of faceted tapering form on oval gadrooned foot, the rims engraved with cornucopiae and with birds and insects at intervals around the body, the swing handle with chased baluster centre and foliate sides
4 5/8in. (10.8cm.) high
Provenance
Anonymous sale, Christie's London, 17 December 1986, lot 78
Literature
The Glory of the Goldsmith, Magnificent Gold and Silver from the Al Tajir Collection, London, 1989, no. 232, p. 267, illustrated
Exhibited
London, Christie's, The Glory of the Goldsmith, Magnificent Gold and Silver from the Al Tajir Collection, 1989, no. 232
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