19 November 1996,
Price realised CHF 2,530
CHF 1,500 - CHF 2,000
A French pearl-set enamelled gold frame with an enamel miniature
Rectangular, set with an enamel miniature of a young boy arranging flowers with a basket on a table, within an oval cartouche, the spandrels chased with foliage and rosettes on a matted ground, within openwork pearl-set and blue enamel border, the glazed reverse with blue silk, with plain suspension ring, within hinged red velvet lined green shagreen case
70 mm. (2¾ in.) high
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Henry Walters (died 1931), Baltimore, chairman of the Atlantic Coast Line.
His widow, Mrs Henry Walters, née Sarah Wharton Green Jones, New York; Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 25 April 1941, lot 467, illustrated p. 93.
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