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Russian Silver Enamel and Hardstone-mounted Egg

Auction:
2438
Lot:
10B
Sold for:
$563$475

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Auction:
Discovery - 2438
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
December 17, 2008 2:00PM

Description:

Russian Silver Enamel and Hardstone-mounted Egg, with spurious marks, body enameled in pattern similar to embroidery, with red scrolls on green and white dotted ground, ends with flowerhead bands, large end mounted with a dark red-brown cabochon hardstone, possibly a carnelian, gold-washed interior, lg. 3 1/8 in., approx. 4 troy oz.
Estimate $700-900

Keywords

Cabochon, Carnelian, Gemstones, Hardstone

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