Browse Lots

Global notice COVID-19 Important notice
A Viennese paste-set silver, lapis, enamel and ivory casket on stand
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VA… Read more
A Viennese paste-set silver, lapis, enamel and ivory casket on stand

BY HERMAN BOEHM, CIRCA 1885

Details
A Viennese paste-set silver, lapis, enamel and ivory casket on stand
By Herman Boehm, Circa 1885
Of architectural outshape, surmounted by a figure of Diana, holding a bow, seated on a centaur, holding dogs, above a circular dial, on an octagonal spreading pediment, centred to the front by a frieze drawer, flanked to each angle by a putto riding a winged sea-horse, above two drawers surmounting a pair of cupboard doors, the interior fitted with six drawers, each side with a large rectangular mythological scene, flanked to each angle by a column with three figures to the base, the plinth centred to the front by a deep frieze drawer, each side with small drawer, on four square feet, the platform centred to the front by a frieze drawer, on four square tapering legs, each headed by scroll brackets, joined by an 'X'-shaped stretcher, on tapering feet
The casket: 35½ in. (90 cm.) high; 26¾ in. (68 cm.) wide; 20 in. (51 cm.) deep;
The stand: 33 in. (84 cm.) high; 32¼ in. (82 cm.) wide; 25½ in. (65 cm.) deep
Special Notice

No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.

Lot Essay

A similar cabinet on stand of smaller size was sold, Christie's New York, 14 October 1999, lot 504 ($101,500).
;

More from The Nineteenth Century Interior

View All
View All