Lot 835
  • 835

A group of sixteen English silver-gilt and enamel surprise eggs, Stuart Devlin, London, 1971-85

9,000 - 12,000 USD
16,250 USD
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  • marked on bases and covers
  • silver, enamel
each opening to reveal a scene, most enameled, all in original fitted boxes, comprising: a mouse in a block of cheese, 1971; a chick, 1971; a frog on lily pads, 1972; a rabbit, 1973; a hippo emerging from water, 1973; an elf on a toadstool, 1975; a flowering plant, 1976; baby birds in a nest, 1976; two fish and an anchor, 1977; a hedgehog, 1978; Mary, Mary quite contrary, 1978; a flower bouquet, 1979; a clown and circus dog, 1980; a shocked chicken and a rabbit hatching from an egg, 1983; a pearl in a shell, 1984; a baker with cupcakes, 1985. Together with an egg enclosing a ram on a star engraved Dec 19th 1945 1975by maker's mark RLG, London, 1975, 17 pieces.