• 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 35

    A BALTIC PARCEL-GILT SILVER TANKARD

    MARK OF JURGEN LINDEN, RIGA, LATE 17TH CENTURY, THE CHASING RUSSIAN MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BALTIC PARCEL-GILT SILVER TANKARD
    MARK OF JURGEN LINDEN, RIGA, LATE 17TH CENTURY, THE CHASING RUSSIAN MID-18TH CENTURY
    Cylindrical and on three pomegranate feet, the sides later chased with gilt-heightened buildings among foliage scrolls and rocaille, on a matted silver ground, the hinged cover similarly decorated and with a broad gilt border engraved with foliage and flowers, with pomegranate thumbpiece, marked underneath with maker's mark only, the base further engraved with an inventory number and with Cyrillic scratchweight
    9 in. (23.2 cm.) high
    65 oz. (2,025 gr.)


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