Lot 527: A RUSSIAN FOURTEEN-KARAT GOLD, ENAMEL, PEARL, AND DIAMOND BONBONNIERE, KARL BOK, ST. PETERSBURG, BEFORE 1899 |
October 19, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: the lid featuring a cupid with butterfly wings in polychrome enamel framed by split pearls and rose-cut diamonds, gross weight approximately 22 dwts, 56 standard
minor scratches to base and dents to wisest part, esp at one end; foxing to mirror inside enamel good condition; staff figure is carrying is a cloison, a rare refinement
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Dimensions: width 1 ¾ in.
Saleroom Notice: minor scratches to base and tiny dings to widest part of body, especially at one end, foxing to mirror inside, otherwise good enamel good condition; the staff the figure is carrying is a cloison which is a rare refinement