• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 32

    A BALTIC PARCEL-GILT FLAGON

    MARK OF JOHANN CHRISTIAN HENCK, RIGA, CIRCA 1785

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BALTIC PARCEL-GILT FLAGON
    MARK OF JOHANN CHRISTIAN HENCK, RIGA, CIRCA 1785
    Cylindrical and on spreading shaped foot, the hinged cover with fruiting grapevine thumbpiece and chased with Paschal lamb, engraved underneath with an inscription dated 1785, the spout stamped with a double headed eagle, possibly an ownership mark, marked on foot
    8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) high
    33 oz. (1,030 gr.)


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