A PAIR OF SHELL AND CORAL FORM GILT AND PATINATED METAL SWEETMEAT DISHES, 20TH CENTURY, TOGETHER WITH A VIENNESE ROCK CRYSTAL AND ENAMEL RENAISSANCE REVIVAL SWEETMEAT DISH, CIRCA 1870
A PAIR OF SHELL AND CORAL FORM GILT AND PATINATED METAL SWEETMEAT DISHES, 20TH CENTURY, TOGETHER WITH A VIENNESE ROCK CRYSTAL AND ENAMEL RENAISSANCE REVIVAL SWEETMEAT DISH, CIRCA 1870
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A PAIR OF SHELL AND CORAL FORM GILT AND PATINATED METAL SWEETMEAT DISHES, 20TH CENTURY, TOGETHER WITH A VIENNESE ROCK CRYSTAL AND ENAMEL RENAISSANCE REVIVAL SWEETMEAT DISH, CIRCA 1870
A PAIR OF SHELL AND CORAL FORM GILT AND PATINATED METAL SWEETMEAT DISHES, 20TH CENTURY, TOGETHER WITH A VIENNESE ROCK CRYSTAL AND ENAMEL RENAISSANCE REVIVAL SWEETMEAT DISH, CIRCA 1870
A PAIR OF SHELL AND CORAL FORM GILT AND PATINATED METAL SWEETMEAT DISHES, 20TH CENTURY, TOGETHER WITH A VIENNESE ROCK CRYSTAL AND ENAMEL RENAISSANCE REVIVAL SWEETMEAT DISH, CIRCA 1870
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A PAIR OF SHELL AND CORAL FORM GILT AND PATINATED METAL SWEETMEAT DISHES, 20TH CENTURY, TOGETHER WITH A VIENNESE ROCK CRYSTAL AND ENAMEL RENAISSANCE REVIVAL SWEETMEAT DISH, CIRCA 1870

Estimate: 1,200 - 1,800 USD

A PAIR OF SHELL AND CORAL FORM GILT AND PATINATED METAL SWEETMEAT DISHES, 20TH CENTURY, TOGETHER WITH A VIENNESE ROCK CRYSTAL AND ENAMEL RENAISSANCE REVIVAL SWEETMEAT DISH, CIRCA 1870

Estimate: 1,200 - 1,800 USD
Lot sold:10,625USD

Description

Sold Without Reserve

A PAIR OF SHELL AND CORAL FORM GILT AND PATINATED METAL SWEETMEAT DISHES, 20TH CENTURY, TOGETHER WITH A VIENNESE ROCK CRYSTAL AND ENAMEL RENAISSANCE REVIVAL SWEETMEAT DISH, CIRCA 1870


(metal) height 10 in.; width 9 in.; depth 6 in.; (rock crystal) height 9 ½ in.; width 7 in.; depth 3 ½ in.

(metal) 25.4 cm; 22.9 cm; 15.2 cm; (rock crystal) 24.1 cm; 17.8 cm; 8.9 cm

Condition report

Bronze sweetmeat dishes in very good condition, with only very minor rubbing and marks to surface. Rock crystal sweetmeat dish with repaired breaks to the shell; shell and fish support joined by threads which are securely attached but loose at joints and can pivot somewhat. Slight oxidation to silver and enamel surfaces.


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Provenance

Doyle New York, 14 May 2003, lot 147 (Viennese sweetmeat dish)