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Pierced & Repoussed Silver Bowl, Moulmein-Style Burma circa 1890

Pierced & Repoussed Silver Bowl, Moulmein-Style Burma circa 1890

Monumental & Extremely Rare Parsee Muktad Silver Bowl India or Burma 19th century

Monumental & Extremely Rare Parsee Muktad Silver Bowl India or Burma 19th century

Silver Bowl Repoussed in High Relief Burma late 19th century

Silver Bowl Repoussed in High Relief Burma late 19th century

1710 German (Augsburg) Silver mirror at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - Silver was often used in aristocratic and court Baroque furnishings in the 17th century, and some were also made in the 18th century.  This piece in particular emulates the French Louis XIV style that was notable for such silver furniture pieces; unfortunately, most of these silver artworks have been melted down over the years, making this one all the more precious.

1710 German (Augsburg) Silver mirror at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - Silver was often used in aristocratic and court Baroque furnishings in the 17th century, and some were also made in the 18th century. This piece in particular emulates the French Louis XIV style that was notable for such silver furniture pieces; unfortunately, most of these silver artworks have been melted down over the years, making this one all the more precious.

Josef HOFFMANN (Austrian, 1870-1956) Sugar bowl with lid, ca. 1910. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon B. Polsky Fund, 2000 (2000.278.3a,b)

Josef HOFFMANN (Austrian, 1870-1956) Sugar bowl with lid, ca. 1910. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon B. Polsky Fund, 2000 (2000.278.3a,b)

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