ANTIQUE 19thC AUSTRIAN SILVER GILT, ROCK CRYSTAL & ENAMEL HUNTING HORN c.1890

ANTIQUE 19thC AUSTRIAN SILVER GILT, ROCK CRYSTAL & ENAMEL HUNTING HORN c.1890

15,795.00

Antique 19th Century Austrian exceptionally rare solid silver gilt, enamel and rock crystal hunting horn with cover. The rock crystal engraved with chimeras among scrollwork, with silver gilt mounts with pierced and enamelled hunting scenes amid strapwork and set with precious gem stones, terminating in a fox head and paws. The horn supported by a satyr and the detachable lid mounted with a small cherub, standing on later added base.

Reference Number: A4362

 

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century Austrian exceptionally rare solid silver gilt, enamel and rock crystal hunting horn with cover. The rock crystal engraved with chimeras among scrollwork, with silver gilt mounts with pierced and enamelled hunting scenes amid strapwork and set with precious gem stones, terminating in a fox head and paws. The horn supported by a satyr and the detachable lid mounted with a small cherub, standing on later added base. Hallmarked Austrian-Hungarian silver (800 standard, used 1867-1922), Vienna, circa 1890, Maker's mark KR (Karl Rossler, active 1890-1908)

CONDITION

In Great Condition - no damage.

SIZE

Height: 33cm
Width: 30 x 9cm
Weight: 1045g