Venetian Engraved Gilt Copper Flask

9916 A Venetian pierced and engraved gilt copper flask, the body elaborately worked with an armorial device with herm supporters with a background of scrolling foliage and grotesque masks, the lid with a satyr astride an elephant head, the carrying handles formed as male masks.

 

Italian, Venice

1850

 

Height: 21.75 ins (55 cms)                                        £3,800

Description

9916 A Venetian pierced and engraved gilt copper flask, the body elaborately worked with an armorial device with herm supporters with a background of scrolling foliage and grotesque masks, the lid with a satyr astride an elephant head, the carrying handles formed as male masks.

 

Italian, Venice

1850

 

Height: 21.75 ins (55 cms)                                        £3,800

Venetian Engraved Gilt Copper Flask

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