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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 69

    A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND GLASS WINE EWER AND EIGHT GOBLETS

    MARK OF WILHELM BINDER, SCHWABISCH GMUND, CIRCA 1869

    Price Realised  

    A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND GLASS WINE EWER AND EIGHT GOBLETS
    MARK OF WILHELM BINDER, SCHWABISCH GMUND, CIRCA 1869
    The ewer of globular shape on circular foot, foot with scrolling foliage, beading and bosses, side mounts on body with conforming decoration and large rosettes, neck with knop of boss pattern, hinged cover with pineapple finial, husk-capped partly-pierced handle, the glass body wheel-engraved with scrolling foliage and fantastic crowned birds; together with eight glasses, each on foot with circular glass bowl etched with identical subject, each marked on base, two goblets also with retailer's mark G. FREY & SOH
    The ewer 14½ in. (36.9 cm.) high (9)


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