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Cats in a Basket Compact in Silver Gilt and Enamel

Cats in a Basket Compact in Silver Gilt and Enamel


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Continental: Pre 1920: Item # 1301182

Please refer to our stock # BM206 when inquiring.
 $2,660.00
2016 Holiday Sale
Listed Price $3,800.00
 
Antique silver gilt and enamel compact with cats in a basket. Round with flat and hinged cover. On cover two kittens cuddle in beribboned basket. They have pink noses, whiskers, and lots of soft fur. They're real fluff balls. Color heightened by unusual black ground bordered by incised silver gilt ornament. Box sides white enamel between silver gilt borders. Cover interior has mirror. Unmarked – possibly Austrian. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 1/3 x D 2 in. Weight: 2 troy ounces. BM206