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Sale Price: $29,250.00
Listed Price $45,000.00
  Stock #BN332

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Antique Viennese Silver Gilt & Rock Crystal Casket with Etched Symbols
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Sale Price: $29,250.00
Listed Price $45,000.00


Austrian rock crystal and silver-gilt casket, ca 1880. Oval with hinged and domed cover. Silver-gilt pilaster frame heightened with enamel and beveled rock crystal windows etched with astrological symbols and the corresponding sign in French. On cover's central frame kneels a man before a winged creature seated on globe. An eclectic brew of symbols and ornament from fin-de-siecle Vienna. Beautiful craftsmanship. Hallmarked. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 4 1/4 x W 9 1/4 x D 8 1/4 in. #BN332