Rafael Osona's Annual Auction Catalog 2019 2016 - Page 90

297. MINIATURE SILVER LOCOMOTIVE IN A GLASS CASE, 3rd quarter of the 19th century, on an ebonized molded oblong base applied with plaquette inscribed “Presented to Cornelius Vanderbilt on the First Anniversary of his Connection with the New York Central Railroad”. Height 7 in. Length 10 in. Width 5 ½ in. Note: Vanderbilt acquired control of the NYC Railroad in 1867. 298. PRUSSIAN SILVER TWO-HANDLED BASKET, Berlin Assay Marks, 1819-1842, maker’s mark indistinct “C.K.”, elaborate repoussé and chased openwork, wrought with fruiting grapevines, Bacchic infants and acanthus, gilt inner central surface. Height 4 ¼ in. Length 16 in. Width 8 ½ in. 299. HAND WOVEN PERSIAN korassan CARPET, signed Ghareghorian, Bros., circa 1920. 11 ft. 6 in. x 16 ft. 2 in. 87