23rd Mar, 2023 11:00

Silver and Objects of Vertu

 
  Lot 150
 

An early 20th century Cambodian silver gilt and enamel cigarette case circa 1920

An early 20th century Cambodian silver gilt and enamel cigarette case circa 1920

Of rectangular form with a hinged lid. Each side with a hansa mythical bird in iron red enamel, all reserved with foliate scrolls edged with rosettes, with blue enamel heightened with green enamel. The lower mount marked in small letters REAU.

Length – 12.2 cm / 4.80 inches

Weight – 258 grams / 8.29 ozt

The hansa bird appeared on Cambodian coinage in the 19th century during the rein of Preah Ang Duong.

Sold for £625

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