ANTIQUE 19thC AUSTRIAN SOLID SILVER & ENAMEL CUP WITH COVER c.1860

ANTIQUE 19thC AUSTRIAN SOLID SILVER & ENAMEL CUP WITH COVER c.1860

17,995.00

Antique 19th Century Austrian solid silver and enamel cup and cover, exceptional quality. The silver gilt cup is beautifully decorated with a multicolor green and blue enamel. The silver base, rim and lid are set with flowers, emeralds and garnets. 

REFERENCE NUMBER: A4570

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century Austrian solid silver and enamel cup and cover, exceptional quality. The silver gilt cup is beautifully decorated with a multicolor green and blue enamel. The silver base, rim and lid are set with flowers, emeralds and garnets. 

Hallmarked Austrian silver (800+ standard, mark used 1867-1922), Maker N&M (unknown to me). The exceptional quality of the workmanship suggests that it might be a one-off piece, created by a great master for an exposition or on commission.

CONDITION

Chips to enamel and restorations (please see photos)

SIZE

Height: 37cm

Width: 22cm

Weight: 2030g