Lot n° 39
5000 - 7000
Result without fees
: 20 000EUR
Exceptional and large zoomorphic egg dish... - Lot 39 - FW Auction
Exceptional and large zoomorphic egg dish with a hen brooding in silver. It is composed in lower part of an oval silver basket imitating basketry with handles and edge in imitation of rope; and in upper part a cover representing a hen incubating her eggs on a nest made of ears of wheat. The hen uncovers a removable silver egg cup holder with its twelve egg cups with guilloche decoration and pearl frieze and vermeil interior.
(slight accident on one edge, easily restorable)
30 x 21 x 27 cm. Weight : 4,73kg
Mark of Jean-Baptiste-Vaast HARLEUX, goldsmith in Paris from 1854 to 1875.
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