24 October 2002
A JEWELLED, GOLD AND ROCK-CRYSTAL MINIATURE MODEL OF A HIPPOPOTAMUS
by Karl Bok, St. Petersburg, after 1901
Humoristically carved, seated on its hind legs, with gold-mounted cabochon ruby eyes, apparently unmarked, in original fitted case stamped 'K. Bok, St. Petersburg, with Imperial warrant'
3/4in. (2cm.) long
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General condition is very good.
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