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A FÜRSTENBERG SILVER-MOUNTED PIPE-BOWL
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A FÜRSTENBERG SILVER-MOUNTED PIPE-BOWL

POSSIBLY LATE 18TH CENTURY

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A FÜRSTENBERG SILVER-MOUNTED PIPE-BOWL
POSSIBLY LATE 18TH CENTURY
Modelled as a Sultana's head, wearing a feathered and jewelled turban, the domed jewelled upper part mounted with a hinged pierced cover, the stem enriched in gilding and fitted with a connecting mount (one feather restored, small chip to jewel at forehead, chip to turban on left, areas of wear, particularly to nose)
4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) wide overall
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium.

Lot Essay

For a related Meissen example, see Rainer Rückert, Meissener Porzellan (Munich, 1966), p. 189, no. 800.
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