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A jewelled parcel-gilt silver pomander, probably Austrian, circa 1850

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Estimate:

1,500 to - 2,000 EUR

A jewelled parcel-gilt silver pomander, probably Austrian, circa 1850

A jewelled parcel-gilt silver pomander, probably Austrian, circa 1850

Estimate:

1,500 to - 2,000 EUR

Lot sold:

882

EUR

A jewelled parcel-gilt silver pomander, probably Austrian, circa 1850


11.7cm long : 4⅓ in.

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Pomander en vermeil et argent orné de bijoux, probablement Autriche, vers 1850


Long. 11,7 cm ; 4⅓ in.

A petal missing in the pomander, 1 turquoise missing on handle. Needs a good cleaning. Apparently unmarked.


"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

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

Christie's, London, 20 May 2010, lot 269