• 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 34

    A BALTIC PARCEL-GILT SILVER TANKARD

    MARK OF CHRISTOPHER MANSFELD I, REVAL, DATED 1732

    Price Realised  

    A BALTIC PARCEL-GILT SILVER TANKARD
    MARK OF CHRISTOPHER MANSFELD I, REVAL, DATED 1732
    Cylindrical and on three claw and ball feet, each capped with silver-gilt foliage, the hinged cover with detachable plaque cast with two coats-of-arms accolé, within trailing foliage border and with ball finial, with scroll handle, later engraved underneath with an inscription, marked underneath, the base further engraved with a scratchweight
    8 in. (20.2 cm.) high
    41 oz. (1,265 gr.)
    The later inscription reads 'C Sheffler C. D. Greinert 1772'.


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