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A German parcel-gilt silver novelty condiment modelled as a donkey, Johann H.P. Schott Söhne, Frankfurt am Main, circa 1860,

No reserve

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Estimate:

1,200

to
- 1,800 EUR

A German parcel-gilt silver novelty condiment modelled as a donkey, Johann H.P. Schott Söhne, Frankfurt am Main, circa 1860,

A German parcel-gilt silver novelty condiment modelled as a donkey, Johann H.P. Schott Söhne, Frankfurt am Main, circa 1860,

No reserve

Estimate:

1,200

to
- 1,800 EUR

Lot sold:

1,260

EUR

A German parcel-gilt silver novelty condiment modelled as a donkey, Johann H.P. Schott Söhne, Frankfurt am Main, circa 1860,


with detachable pannier strapped on either side, on oval simulated grassy base

15,2 cm, 775 g. ; 6in., 27oz 3dwt

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Salière en argent et vermeil en forme d'âne par Johann H.P. Schott Söhne, Francfort, vers 1860

avec panier amovible fixé de chaque côté, sur une base ovale simulant de l'herbe

Haut. 15,2 cm, 775 g. ; 6in., 27oz 3dwt

In overall very good condition, fully stamped under the baskets and on the terrace rim. Very nice piece, good size.


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Christie's South Kensington, 2 March 2010, lot 70