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    Sale 5909

    Christie's Interiors

    21 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 279

    A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER RÖMERBECHER

    MAKER'S MARK OF IH OVER M (ROSENBERG VOL. III, NO. 4288), NUREMBURG, CIRCA 1700

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER RÖMERBECHER
    MAKER'S MARK OF IH over M (ROSENBERG VOL. III, NO. 4288), NUREMBURG, CIRCA 1700
    The sides chased with portrait busts of Roman emperors in profile; together with two small German silver-gilt beakers, Nuremberg, one with mark of Jakob Pfaff, circa 1680, the other with mark of Reinhold Reil, circa 1675-80, each on three ball feet, the sides chased with scrolling foliage and flowers, the latter engraved underneath the base with contemporary initials V:C:W:H
    respectively 4¾ in. (9.5 cm.), 3¼ in. (8.4 cm.) and 3 in. (7.7 cm.) high
    7 oz. (217 gr.) (3)


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    Provenance

    The beakers: Christie's, London, 14 June 2005, lot 46