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A Swedish 18cts gold hippopotamus, Borgila, Stockholm, 1957
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A Swedish 18cts gold hippopotamus, Borgila, Stockholm, 1957
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Swedish 18cts gold hippopotamus, Borgila, Stockholm, 1957
resting on a rectangular terrace, opened mouth, with blue saphire eyes, ivory teeth, stamped BORGILA G9 SWEDEN on the terrace
Height 5,5 cm, 2 in., length 7,3 cm, 3 in.; 414,3 g., 13 oz 6 dwt
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Provenance

Prince and Princess de La Tour d'Auvergne Lauraguais, Sotheby's London, 3 May 2012, lot 112.

Catalogue Note

Borgila, one of the most famous Swedish jewellery workshops, has been created in Stockholm in the 1920's and created jewels and silver pieces at least till 1979.

Une Dynastie Américaine en Europe - Collections Eleanor Post Close & Antal Post de Bekessy

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Paris