An enameled gold and hardstone flower arrangement of a prunus flower
German, likely Idar-Oberstein, 20th century
In the manner of a Japanese ikebana, the prunus spray enamelled en plein in matte enamel over gold, the flower in a bowenite cylinder vase on a square footed plinth.
H: 7 1/4 in.
The composition recalling several famous Faberge models, including ikebana style pieces from the collections of HM Queen Alexandra and Lady Sackville (cf. Swezey, M., Faberge Flowers, New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2004)
Sold for $3,380 (buyer's premium included)