Antique Viennese Enamel Silver Gilt Lidded Dish / Comport, circa 1870

Antique Viennese Enamel Silver Gilt Lidded Dish / Comport, circa 1870
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circa 1870 Austria
A magnificent antique Viennese Enamel on Silver Gilt lidded Comport. This lidded Dish stands on a tall spread pedestal foot and has a high domed lid with a incredible figural finial showing the upper body of a man holding a tankard and playing a pipe, flowing down into an ornate silver gilt base.
Every surface of the comport, both interior and exterior, is covered in ornate, detailed enamel images created in deep rich colours. The exterior of the lid and body feature various scenes with figures in historical dress in a variety of settings. The scenes are set against a background of colourful patterns, The interior has bird and animal figures in various settings. Even the underside of the foot has a delicate vermiculated pattern.

Made in Vienna, Austria in circa 1870.

Approx. Height 31cm
Approx. Length 24.4cm
Approx. Width 18.1cm

This Viennese enamel dish is in excellent condition with no damage. It of notably good quality in terms of both the enamelling and the silver work.

Stock code: ENA01 CONT01.
Made in Austria
Date - circa 1870

Height 0.39 inch (1.00 cm)
Width 0.39 inch (1.00 cm)
Depth 0.39 inch (1.00 cm)

CONDITION

Good

MEDIUM

Silver
£18,750

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