DescriptionA Continental Silver Gilt and Enamel Jewel Encrusted Nef
Unknown maker, possibly Vienna, Austria
Late Nineteenth/Early Twentieth Century
Silver gilt, enamel, garnet, citrine, pearl and rock crystal
12.5 in. high x 11.5 in. wide x 4 in. deep
In the form of a masted galleon, with four square-rigged masts with turquoise enamel; a triangular white enameled flag atop the mainmast; crimson enamel to upper sides, with gun ports alternating with garnets, above hull with engraved planks; with four supporting feet.
Estimate: $18,000 - $24,000.
Normal signs of wear as appropriate with age. Flaking and losses to enamel.
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