"RENAISSANCE EGG"; FORBES COLLECTION

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Auction Name Fine Fall Estates: Winston & Webb
Lot Number 428

"RENAISSANCE EGG"; FORBES COLLECTION

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RENAISSANCE EGG BY VIVIAN ALEXANDER FROM THE FORBES COLLECTION AFTER THE ORIGINAL OWNED BY THE DUCHESS OF MARLBOROUGH; THIS UNUSUALLY LARGE INSPIRED EGG HAS ENAMEL VINES AND CRYSTAL PETAL LEAVES AND FANS WITH TAPERING HUSKS DESIGN HAVING GILT LION MASK HANDLES ON CONFORMING STAND, OPENING TO REVEAL SIMILARLY TREATED FRAMED PORTRAIT OF THE ORIGINAL CZARINA; PRESENTED IN MAHOGANY CASE; 5.25"H X 8" X 5"
November 30th, 2019 7:56:29 PM