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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 11, 2019

LOT 477

COFFEE CUP

Geneva made for the Turkish Market, circa1840.Very fine 18K gold and painted on enamel diamond-set zarf
The cup with four medallions painted on enamel with colored flowers over a green enamel back ground, alternating with diamonds set and colored enamel fruits. Champlevé enamel brim and base, inverted funnel foot pierced and decorated en suit with champlevé enamel.

Brand Unsigned

Year  circa 1840

Dimensions 58 mm

CHF 5,000 - 7,000

HKD 40,000 - 56,000 / USD 5,000 - 7,000

Sold: CHF 5,625


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3-24

Good

Slightly chipped


Notes

 Zarf: holder, usually of ornamental metal, for a coffee cup without a handle, usually used by Turkish notables.