753
753
A large South American silver casket, unmarked, probably Peruvian, late-19th century
Estimate
4,0006,000
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753
A large South American silver casket, unmarked, probably Peruvian, late-19th century
Estimate
4,0006,000
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A large South American silver casket, unmarked, probably Peruvian, late-19th century
cartouche form, the domed cover embossed in relief with a putto mask among rocaille and scrollwork, below intermittent plain and foliate lobbing, the front similarly embossed with two crowned lions flanking a central cartouche, between ornate panels of scrolling foliage, central lock-plate, on four winged lion mask and paw feet, padded red velvet interior
38cm., 15in. long
3710.8gr., 119oz. 5dwt.
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