SASSOON: A Golden Legacy

SASSOON: A Golden Legacy

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A PARCEL-GILT SILVER MINIATURE ESTHER SCROLL CASE, BAGHDAD OR INDIAN IN BAGHDADI STYLE, MID 19TH CENTURY

Auction Closed

December 17, 05:06 PM GMT

Estimate

5,000 - 7,000 USD

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A PARCEL-GILT SILVER MINIATURE ESTHER SCROLL CASE, BAGHDAD OR INDIAN IN BAGHDADI STYLE, MID 19TH CENTURY


tik form, octagonal with beaded borders, panels of gilt running foliage, angled baluster handle, bird finial, fitted with a scroll of Esther, ink on parchment

length 7 in.; 17.9 cm

height of scroll 2 5/8 in.; 6.6 cm

Probably Sassoon David Sassoon (1832-1867), to his son
Joseph Sassoon Sassoon (1855-1918) of Ashley Park, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, by whom lent to the 1887 exhibition
And by descent in the Sassoon family