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A French Silver-Gilt, Agate, Enamel, and Garnet Tazza, Frédéric-Jules Rudolphi, Paris, Mid 19th Century

Property from Gallison Hall, Charlottesville, Virginia: The James F. Scott Collection

A French Silver-Gilt, Agate, Enamel, and Garnet Tazza, Frédéric-Jules Rudolphi, Paris, Mid 19th Century

A French Silver-Gilt, Agate, Enamel, and Garnet Tazza, Frédéric-Jules Rudolphi, Paris, Mid 19th Century

Property from Gallison Hall, Charlottesville, Virginia: The James F. Scott Collection


A French Silver-Gilt, Agate, Enamel, and Garnet Tazza, Frédéric-Jules Rudolphi, Paris, Mid 19th Century


formed as a tree trunk, a hunter with a spear in the fork trained on a serpent at the base, the enameled branches holding a shallow agate dish, lobed hexafoil base mounted with garnets


marked on base rim


height 7 ½ in.

19 cm

Some enamel losses throughout, lacking mother-of pearl drop in picture, otherwise good


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Please note the following amendments to the printed catalogue Please note that this lot is missing the mother-of-pearl drop illustrated in the picture.
Christie's, London, February 27, 1997, lot 201