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A Viennese silver-gilt and enamel-mounted rock-crystal cup

LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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A Viennese silver-gilt and enamel-mounted rock-crystal cup
Last quarter 19th Century
Of oval form, the rim decorated to both inside and outside with an enamel band of grotesque masks and female busts among scrolling foliage, with a pair of handles in the form of a female bust supporting a foliate swag, the rock-crystal incised with a design of scrolling foliage, urns and exotic birds, on similarly incised tapering stem and rounded foot with conforming enamelled band, the rim and chased underside of the foot marked with a W and another indistinct mark, in original green velvet-lined leather presentation case
9¾ in. (24.7 cm.) high
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