viennese design

A Highly Important Viennese Nef by Hermann Böhm Constructed in silver, bearing the maker’s marks, and exquisitely enamelled; the boat form nef, with a detachable cover, having enamelled ellipses, polychrome decorated with Classic scenes from antiquity, is supported on a domed foot, having the stem cast with stylised dolphins and tritons, and incorporating a pavilion of musicians and spectators, with six oarsmen. Vienna, Circa 1880