A rare & impressive sculptural bowl designed by G. Giugiaro for Sabattini Argenteria & dated 1991. Superb dynamic free flowing form which embodies a beautiful ultra modern sculptural centerpiece. Crafted from the finest quality polished silver-plate typical of Lino Sabattini. Notably Giorgetto Giugiaro is famous as an Italian automobile designer & was named Car Designer of the Century 1999 and inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame in 2002.
H 2.5 in. x W 11.25 in. x D 10.5 in.
H 6.35 cm x W 28.58 cm x D 26.67 cm
19th Century Boxwood and Ebonized Base Tea Caddy, English, circa 1820
19th century boxwood and ebonized base tea caddy in the form of a flower with a dome glass panel which holds a small bouquet of dried flowers. The interior is all original with remnants of a lead lining date circa 1820.
H 6 in. x W 4 in. x D 4 in.
H 15.24 cm x W 10.16 cm x D 10.16 cm