A large Swedish Rococo style silvered metal and horn figural centrepiece. photo Bonhams

modelled as Amphitrite riding in a chariot, her left arm raised to support the large cow horn above, mounted with rocailles, C scrolls, trellis work and a dolphin, inscribed to the top in Swedish JILL ANDERS VICTOR RYDEN with a further inscription below, the lid surmounted by a figure of a maiden riding a chimera amongst numerous C scrolls and waves, raised on a stepped oval plinth base with two cartouches depicting winged putti, 91cm (35.5") high- Estimate: £1,500 - 2,000, USD 2,400 - 3,200, EUR 1,800 - 2,400

Bonhams. Gentleman's Library Sale, 19 Jan 2011. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com