29 juin 2011

A Vienna silver-gilt-mounted oval snuff box, circa 1790.

A Vienna silver-gilt-mounted oval snuff box, circa 1790. Photo Bonhams Period of Conrad von Sorgenthal, decorated in imitation of red Japanese laquer takamakie with a gilt cockeral and sprays of bamboo and Japanese-inspired foliage, the inside cover with a colourful parrot in a golden cage, some peanuts on a blue and white dish before him, the silver mounts with T crowned with a B, Austro-Hungarian excise mark for Prague, 1810-24, 7.7cm wide (rubbing to the base). Estimate: £10,000 - 15,000, € 11,000 - 17,000, US$ 16,000 - 25,000... [Lire la suite]
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