A SWISS ENAMELED GOLD BUTTERFLY-FORM VINAIGRETTE, MAKER'S MARK S & D, CIRCA 1820
 A SWISS ENAMELED GOLD BUTTERFLY-FORM VINAIGRETTE, MAKER'S MARK S & D, CIRCA 1820
 A SWISS ENAMELED GOLD BUTTERFLY-FORM VINAIGRETTE, MAKER'S MARK S & D, CIRCA 1820
 A SWISS ENAMELED GOLD BUTTERFLY-FORM VINAIGRETTE, MAKER'S MARK S & D, CIRCA 1820
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A SWISS ENAMELED GOLD BUTTERFLY-FORM VINAIGRETTE, MAKER'S MARK S & D, CIRCA 1820

Estimate: 7,000 - 9,000 USD

A SWISS ENAMELED GOLD BUTTERFLY-FORM VINAIGRETTE, MAKER'S MARK S & D, CIRCA 1820

Estimate: 7,000 - 9,000 USD

Lot Sold:8,750USD

Lot Details

Description

A SWISS ENAMELED GOLD BUTTERFLY-FORM VINAIGRETTE, MAKER'S MARK S & D, CIRCA 1820


in the shape of a butterfly, the cover painted accordingly, the sides and base with translucent orange enamel within ribbon borders of champlevé black and white enamel, opening to reveal a centrally hinged pair of butterfly wing-form covers; suspended from an enameled gold chain with finger ring of slightly later date

marked S&D incuse inside base and cover, the rim with chicken’s head control mark

length 1⅝ in.

4.2 cm

Condition Report

Some restoration to side enamel.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Cataloguing

Catalogue Note

A circular gold box with this maker's mark is in the Louvre. See Serge Grandjean, Les Tabatières du Musée du Louvre, no. 611, p. 376.

STYLE: Furniture, Silver, Ceramics
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