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    Sale 1896

    Important Silver And Objects Of Vertu

    26 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 87

    A CONTINENTAL PARCEL-GILT MINIATURE FLAGON

    PROBABLY GERMAN, LATE 15TH CENTURY

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    A CONTINENTAL PARCEL-GILT MINIATURE FLAGON
    PROBABLY GERMAN, LATE 15TH CENTURY
    Baluster-form, on spreading circular foot with chevron border, the applied midband with scalloped molding, the strap handle and neck with engraved ropetwist, the hinged cover with crenellated rim of stylized leaves, surmounted by a castle-form finial, apparently unmarked; together with a German parcel-gilt silver chalice on trumpet foot applied with a crucifix, the stem with stylized foliate knop between bands of punched decoration of animals amidst foliage, the bowl with gilt interior and rim, with traces of a mark on base
    The chalice 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high, the flagon 3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) high; 7 oz. 10 dwt. (246 gr.) (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF NEIL AND SHARON PHILLIPS