Description

    A FRENCH ROCK CRYSTAL BUCKET WITH GOLD MOUNTS
    Maker unknown, France, 18th Century
    Unmarked
    6-1/2 x 3-3/4 x 3-1/4 inches (16.5 x 9.5 x 8.3 cm)
    12.8 ounces (gross)

    The rock crystal carved as an oval bucket, vertical planks bound by two rings, the front with central image of bird in flight and one swooping from above ready to catch its insect prey, at the upper rim below each handle mount are a pair of cornucopia flanking a vase, the reeded swing handle with stemmed leaves rising from foliate fastener with central bossed knop, foot mount with stepped gadrooned band.


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    in excellent condition

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2010
    31st Wednesday
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