Lot 513
  • 513

'Owl': A bronze and enamel box from the 'Enchanted Beasts' Series, Princess Maria Tenisheva, 1908

Estimate
100,000 - 150,000 GBP
Sold
125,000 GBP
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Description

  • <em>Barn Owl, a Covered Container</em>
cast as a stylised owl with spreading wings, decorated with polychrome enamel geometric motifs, the eyes set with quartz cabochons within copper collets, the breast, head and wings forming the lid, the top of the tail feathers incised with monogram MT, stamped with date 1908 and number 6
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