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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 96

    A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER CUP AND COVER

    MARK OF HEINRICH STRAUB, NUREMBERG, DATED 1628

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    A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER CUP AND COVER
    MARK OF HEINRICH STRAUB, NUREMBERG, DATED 1628
    The waisted tapering cylindrical body chased with lobes and foliage scrolls, on lobed spreading foot and with vase shaped stem with applied foliage and scroll brackets, the conforming cover with later figural finial, engraved at the rim with an inscription, the cover applied inside with a plaque and further later engraved with an inscription dated 1692, marked near rim and on foot, the foot further marked with a later Austrian tax mark
    19 in. (48.2 cm.) high
    21 oz. (655 gr.)
    The inscription around the rim translates as 'Night March 1628, the Guild Members had this Cup made and the present senior Guild Members were the following: Ruprecht Schuer, Assmis Gremeissen, Hanns Endres Schnieder, Lienhart Hoffman Ect and then members of this Guild Rottschmidtgefflen'

    The inscription inside the cover translates as 'Year 1692 It is the Year in which this Master Beaker has been renewed by the Three Sworn in Masters - Hans Reichenbach, Jacob Cristoph Bauer, Hans Simon Bittner'


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE OAKWOOD COLLECTION
    (Lots 1-106)