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VIENNA SILVER, GILT-METAL, AND ENAMELED NAUTILUS-SHELL

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Lot 0282 Details

Description
VIENNA SILVER, GILT-METAL, AND ENAMELED NAUTILUS-SHELL SHAPE TABLE-CUP, AFTER THE ANTIQUE, the table ornament after a 16th Century design for the Hapsburg Empire. Featuring a figure mounted on a leaping seahorse atop the curl of the nautilus-shell-shaped bowl, raised on a mermaid, holding the shell aloft her head, atop a series of cups and columnar elements, terminating in a hemispherical base on four animal-head feet. The whole with extensive hand-painted polychrome enameled decoration depicting nautical and romantic imagery, gilding to shell interior, additional champleve enameled and gilded elements throughout. Hallmarked with dog-head for .800 silver and what appears to b "S.G." for the maker. Circa 1870-1890. 20 1/4" H.
Provenance: From a Virginia private collection.
Condition
Fine condition, some touch ups to enameling at the top of the small dome at base of standard, small flaw near the curl of the shell to one side, very minor losses to champleve. Good patina throughout.
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VIENNA SILVER, GILT-METAL, AND ENAMELED NAUTILUS-SHELL

Estimate $1,000 - $2,000Oct 10, 2015
Starting Price $250
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