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An Austrian 19th Century Cup & Cover

Silver-gilt, enamel & rock crystal
Vienna, circa 1880

Height: 26cm, 10.2in

Description

The cup on an oval pedestal foot decorated with a painted band of enamelled flowering fruit. The silver-gilt stem supporting flowering enamelled fruit trees supporting dangling enamelled apples and pears. The cover with similar enameeled bands and formed as a griffin. 

An Austrian 19th Century Cup & Cover Reference: DT20.76.12