Lot 172: AN AUSTRIAN SILVER PRESENTATION EWER, SCHIFFER FAMILY, VIENNA, 1860 |
January 19, 2017
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: the flaring scalloped rim chased with rocaille, over-hanging scroll handle, the body embossed in relief with flora swags around a central initialled cartouches, on four leaf embellished scroll feet, wooden base
Marked clearly to each section. Probably missing a cover. Light surface wear, good condition overall.
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Provenance: Barone Angelo Adolfo Levi (Venice, 1812 – Florence, 1883); his son, Adolfo Scander (1853-1912); thence by descendance into the Taccone family
Dimensions: 57.2cm., 22 1/2 in, high.