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Lot 0224
A VIENNESE MINIATURE FAUX JEWELED AND ENAMEL SEDAN CHAIR, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, the vertical square form case modeled as an 18th century boxed sedan chair, with colorfully painted sides illustrating courting couples and shepherd maidens in period costumes, set amidst romantic gardens enclosing delicate blossoming vines surrounding oval glass paned windows, surmounted by a similarly detailed cushion shape hinged lid and reticulated heart cast handle, opening to a velvet lined interior and an engraved stylized floret underside, flanked by two engraved metal rods carried by transparent enameled jeweled gilt bronze porters in 18th century style livery. Height: 4 1/4" Width: 4" Depth: 1 3/4"


Some surface buildup and discolorations throughout, tiny enamel flaking in areas, a few old repairs, small scratch on hinged lid and scattered light crazing.

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Estimate $1,200 - $1,500May 19, 2018
6116 Skyline Dr. Ste. # 1
Houston, TX 77057
United States
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