Lot 393
A Large Austrian Silver Dressing Table Mirror, Mark of J. C. Klinkosch
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Vienna, .800 silver mark, circa 1880, featuring the double-headed eagle mark indicating Imperial Warrant status, the shaped frame surmounted by a coat of arms above the motto "Hasta Fors Mea" and surrounded by floral garlands, the frame further decorated with a laurel wreath below and acanthus scroll feet, with ebonized hardwood backing and hinged support, all presented in the original fitted oak case.

Mirror 24.25 x 16 5/8 in.
Case 3.5 x 18.25 x 26.25 in.

By descent through the family of Nadia von Krauskoph de Uthemann, heiress of Trigolnik, and Prince Vladia Dragutin Voukitchevitch. Prince Voukitchevitch was one of the founders of the League of Nations. A copy of his Passeport Diplomatique from 1935 and of Nadja's from 1938 accompany this lot. For related lots, see Lot 66 and Lot 392.

The celebrated firm of J.C. Klinkosch was appointed gold and silversmiths to the Austrian Royal Court. They also exhibited at the Vienna World Exhibition of 1873 and at the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1878.

Some spotting to mirror glass; silver frame in good estate condition.

$3,000 - 6,000