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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 166

    A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER CUP AND AN ASSOCIATED COVER

    THE CUP WITH MARK OF HEINRICH STRAUB, THE COVER WITH THE MARK OF JEREMIAS RITTER, BOTH NUREMBERG, CIRCA 1600

    Price Realised  

    A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER CUP AND AN ASSOCIATED COVER
    THE CUP WITH MARK OF HEINRICH STRAUB, THE COVER WITH THE MARK OF JEREMIAS RITTER, BOTH NUREMBERG, CIRCA 1600
    The lobed cup on a spreading lobed foot, the stem with scroll brackets and silver foliage calyx, the rim engraved with exotic birds within foliage scrolls, the detachable cover lobed and with a later finial cast as a bishop, the base applied with a plaque engraved with an inscription dated 1711, marked near rim and on cover bezel
    19½ in. (49.5 cm.) high
    39 oz. (1,224 gr.)


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    Provenance

    Probably Karl von Rothschild, Frankfurt and by descent to
    Victor Rothschild, Esq.; Sotheby's London, 26 April 1937, lot 223


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR