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    Sale 7441

    Important Silver

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 657

    A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SHOOTING PLAQUE

    GOTHA, CIRCA 1700, MAKER'S MARK AWB CONJOINED

    Price Realised  

    A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SHOOTING PLAQUE
    GOTHA, CIRCA 1700, MAKER'S MARK AWB CONJOINED
    Shaped oval and with crimped rim, the central oval cartouche engraved with the scene of a gentleman firing a musket, the border chased with four oval cartouches with foliage between enclosing the Christ Child, Mary and Joseph and an inscription, marked on rim
    6 3/8 in. (16 cm.) long
    2 oz. (69 gr.)
    The inscription reads 'KONIG IN OSTRITZ TOBIAS HIERONIMUS ROLL BüRGEMEISTER UND ÄLTESTER DER HOCHLöBLICHEN BRUDERSCHAFT DER SCHüTZEN JINZG JAHRE SEINES ÄLERG 68'


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    The unidentified maker's mark is illustrated in M. Rosenberg, Die Goldschmiede Merkzeichen, Frankfurt am Main, 1923, vol. 3, no. 2247.

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