724
724
A large enamel bonbonnière, possibly Vienna or German
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,250 GBP
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724
A large enamel bonbonnière, possibly Vienna or German
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A large enamel bonbonnière, possibly Vienna or German
circular, the lid with the raised gilded figures of a music party on a terrace overlooking a garden, within polychrome diaper and shell ornament, the base with a bouquet of summer flowers, speckled dark green counter enamel, the reeded gilt-metal mounts circa 1760
8cm., 3 1/8 in diameter
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Catalogue Note

Certain elements of the decoration on this unusual box are reminiscent of the painting of a pair of wall sconces at Schloss Schönbrunn, Vienna, attributed to Christoph von Junger. Another pair are to be found in the Metropolitan Museum, New York, no. 1974-556.173/4.

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