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A COLLECTION OF REPOUSSE SILVER RELIEFS, POSSIBLY 16TH CENTURY, LATER MOUNTED ON A 19TH CENTURY CASKET  the 16th century silver reliefs depicting Juno and her peacock within an egg and dart border to the top, flanked by borders of scroll work, putti, urns and foliage, the back also with a relief of Juno and the peacock flanked by a scrolling acanthus border and flanked by a pair of female figures with baskets atop their heads, the front panel depicting Venus and Cupid within an acanthus border and with an escutcheon modelled as a pair of putti, similarly flanked by female figures, the left side with Venus and Cupid and Apollo and his lyre, the right side with Venus and Cupid and Saturn with a scythe within a guilloche border, the 19th century calamander casket with yellow silk lined interior, 37cm wide x 17cm high x 29cm deep Provenance: Purchased from the auction of the Collection of Baron de Sellieres at Chateau de Melot, France.

Estimated at £3,000 - £5,000


 

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