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A Large Carved Smoky Quartz Cup and Cover With Enameled Gold Mounts, probably German,

19th century

Estimate
50,00070,000
LOT SOLD. 62,500 USD
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A Large Carved Smoky Quartz Cup and Cover With Enameled Gold Mounts, probably German,

19th century

Estimate
50,00070,000
LOT SOLD. 62,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics, Silver and Works of Art

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A Large Carved Smoky Quartz Cup and Cover With Enameled Gold Mounts, probably German,

19th century

the slightly baluster body engraved with an English earl's crest and coronet in a baroque cartouche, also carved with facing helmeted warrior heads, the base of the body carved with overlapping shells, the foot with lobes, matching cover with large spread-eagle finial, body and cover with gold mounts decorated with blue, white and black champleve enamel strapwork, the gold foot rim enameled with blue, white and black scrolling tendrils


unmarked
height 13 3/4 in.
40cm
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Provenance

Christie's, Geneva, 26 April 1977, lot 179.
His Excellency Mahdi Al-Tajir

Exhibited

Christie's, London, The Glory of the Goldsmith, Magnificent Gold and Silver from Al-Tajir Collection, item 223, p. 264. 

19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics, Silver and Works of Art

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New York