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Luxe: The Art of the Table

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An Austrian silver-gilt, enamel and carved rock crystal cockerel-form covered Coupe set with jewels, Herman Ratzersdorfer, Vienna, circa 1880
the rock crystal carved with scrolling strapwork enclosing grotesque masks and dolphin heads, the stem formed as the bird's legs supported by a tree stump, the cover carved with raised bird head, spread wings and plumed tail feathers, the silver-gilt borders applied with linked enamel cartouches centered by cabochon emeralds and table-cut rubies spaced with pearls set in ribbon bows, the matching bird’s collar with baroque pearl pendant
marked on rim of body, cover and base
height 12 ¾ in.; length 9 ¾ in.
32.5 cm; 245.8 cm
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Luxe: The Art of the Table

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New York