Lot 836
  • 836

A group of twelve English silver-gilt and enamel surprise eggs, Stuart Devlin, London, 1969-82

Estimate
6,000 - 8,000 USD
Sold
10,000 USD
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Description

  • marked on bases and covers
  • silver, enamel, hardstone
each opening to reveal a scene, most enameled, all in original fitted boxes, comprising: a rabbit in a hole, 1969; a spider on malachite, 1970; a fish among coral, 1970; a mouse inside block of cheese, 1971; a Jack-in-the-box, 1972; two butterflies on a flower bush, 1975; baby birds in a nest, 1976; a silver jubilee crown, 1977; a Jack-in-the-box with scissors and twine, 1980; a clown and circus dog, 1980; a dragon with Tudor rose and engraved H.R.H. Prince Charles and Lady Diana, 1981; a child with a flower and plumes bouquet and engraved Prince William of Wales Born 21-6-82, 1982
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