A secessionist ivory casket,
early 20th century, in the manner of Dagobert Peche of Wiener Werkstätte, to the sides with 14k gold mounts in the form of a bellflower cluster, the mounts beset with mixed-cut synthetic rubies, the shaped lid carved in a reeded pattern, surmounted with a carved finial, the lid richly mounted with foliate 14k gold mounts, under the lid hallmarked 585 and stamped with monogram 'FJR' set within an octagon, raised on spherical feet, each foot with a 14k gold cuff,
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Sold for £1,800
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Auction: Design - Two Day Sale, Tue, 17th May 2022
Viewing will be held at our Stansted Auction Rooms, Cambridge Road, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8GE, as follows:
Sat 14 May, 10am - 1pm
Sun 15 May, 10am - 1pm
Mon 16 May, 10am - 5pm
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