A Western European gold-mounted standing bowl or salt, early 17th Century.

The hemispherical bowl carved with ovals, the interior of the bowl with red petalled cinquefoil with green leaves fixing the facetted ovoid stem, the square foot applied with gold brackets decorated wth black cloisonné enamel and red and white rosettes, cast elephant feet in gold interspersed with table cut emeralds in shaped collets, 7cm high.

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