Lot 523: TWO GOLD VINAGRETTES AND A FIGURAL WATCH KEY, EARLY TO MID 19TH CENTURY |
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: comprising: an amphora-shaped vinagrette engraved in classical style with a female holding a wreath and another with a fan, base with presentation dated 1832, with gold chain; a fluted egg-shaped vinagrette, pierced inner cover; the watch key in the form of a deer and doe flanking a tree with sardonyx seal base, 3 pieces
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Provenance: Lansdell K. Christie, New York
Dimensions: heights 1 3/4 in. to 1 1/4 in.