27 June 2005
A CONTINENTAL PORCELAIN SILVER-MOUNTED ETUI
THIRD QUARTER OF THE 18TH CENTURY, PERHAPS KELSTERBACH
Modelled as a lady's arm, the hand holding a flaming red heart, the forearm with the sleeve pulled up and painted in flesh tones, the white blouse sleeve with a gilt band, the frilly pink cuff of the green jacket with a gilt-edged band, the upper part with a mount and a domed cylindrical silver stopper chased with bands of hatching (areas of wear to enamels, green enamel with slight flaking, wear to gilding)
5¼ in. (13.4 cm.) long overall
Ernesto Blohm Collection, no. 114 (attached Collection label).
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