A late 19th century Austrian silver, enamelled, jewelled and rock crystal neff, by Karl Ratzersdorffer, Vienna, circa 1890,

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Lot 53
A late 19th century Austrian silver, enamelled, jewelled and rock crystal neff,
by Karl Ratzersdorffer, Vienna, circa 1890,

Sold for £ 21,600 (US$ 29,811) inc. premium
A late 19th century Austrian silver, enamelled, jewelled and rock crystal neff,
by Karl Ratzersdorffer, Vienna, circa 1890,
the three rock crystal masts with enamelled pennants and sails on a rock crystal deck manned by enamelled sailors, with swan bowsprit and floral garlanded sides with term figurehead to the stern, the rock crystal hull decorated with hippocamps and mask heads amongst scrolls, held aloft by an enamelled mermaid with twin tails, raised on a domed rock crystal base with garlanded rim with four dolphin feet, height 38cm, length 19.5cm.

Saleroom notices

  • The maker has been identified as Karl Rosler, active 1890-1914.
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