Lot 302. Grill cage

Starting price:€ 3 800
Auction date:14.11.2018   11:30 UTC +02:00
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Lot 302 | Grill cage
19. Century

Silver and partly gilded. Silver wire filigree work. Oval box with hinges stationery cover. The wall filigree and open work design
with flowers, fruits and ribbons. 14,5x26x21cm. Condition A/B.
The Holding of a barbecue was for centuries throughout Europe and Asia, is extremely popular.

In his famous work "insect amusement" compares August Johann Rösel von Rosenhof in the middle of the 18th century. Century, the delightful singing of a cricket with a small silver bell. Furthermore, writes Rosenhof:"and I wore once in a box to go home, urged me to double your were my steps, for fear I would like to some who heard such, to the laughter..."

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