Lot 102: PAIR OF FILIGREE SILVER CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL WASHERS EARLY 20TH CENTURY 16.5cm long
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
PAIR OF FILIGREE SILVER CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL WASHERS
EARLY 20TH CENTURY
each modelled as a tortoise dragon with the four five-clawed feet forming the support and the hollowed shell forming the washer, the rim mounted with a hardstone bangle, the body of the dragon decorated with polychrome enamels, the base stamped 'silver' (2)
- Good overall condition with some slight oxidation to the silver and minimal wear to the enamel
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