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    A VIENNESE ENAMEL ON COPPER, SILVER, AND SILVER GILT EWER
    Unknown maker, Vienna, Austria, circa 1890
    Unmarked
    7-1/2 x 4-1/4 x 2-3/4 inches (19.1 x 10.8 x 7.0 cm)
    10.1 gross ounces

    The baluster-form ewer with spreading pedestal foot and everted shaped lip, the body with painted enamel figural scenes emblematic of love and the arts, the inside of the lip with sepia painted enamel ruin landscape, the inside of the base with scroll painted decoration, cast silver handle with mask.


    Condition Report*: handle partially detached, evidence of old repair to handle (handle possibly a replacement), losses to gilding, minor chipping and losses to enamel
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2010
    31st Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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