A cast iron tobacco case with griffons

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A cast iron tobacco case with griffons

Black patinated cast iron. Square case resting on four paw feet with a pyramidal lid and pinecone finial. All faces decorated with Neoclassical reliefs. The lid with a tin soldered repair. H 17, W 18.7, D 12.3 cm.
Prussian iron foundry, c. 1820, designed by Karl Friedrich Schinkel.

Provenance

The C. Lith collection.

Literature

Cf. cat. Eisen statt Gold, Berlin 1982, no. 415.

Lot 383 Dα

Estimate:
800 € - 1.000 €

Result:
750 €