A rare cloisonné enamel 'British Royal Arms' monogramed scroll weight 19th century
Lot 126
A rare cloisonné enamel 'British Royal Arms' monogramed scroll weight 19th century
Sold for £2,400 (US$ 4,029) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A rare cloisonné enamel 'British Royal Arms' monogramed scroll weight
19th century
The rectangular weight colourfully enamelled with the British Royal Arms surmounted by a crown, flanked by a pair of five-clawed dragons amidst clouds above white-crested waves, all below a monogram amidst cloud scrolls and reserved on a black ground.
11.4cm (4½in) long

Footnotes

  • Whilst cloisonné enamel scroll weights of this form are known, no other example with the British Royal Arms appears to have been published. The present lot would have been a special private commission.
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