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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 167

    A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER TANKARD

    MARK OF MICHAEL MADER, NUREMBERG, 1609-1629

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    A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER TANKARD
    MARK OF MICHAEL MADER, NUREMBERG, 1609-1629
    Cylindrical and on a spreading foot, the rim and base engraved with gilt-heightened foliage and strapwork, with a beaded and mask-capped scroll handle, the hinged cover similarly engraved with a spire finial, engraved inside the cover with a coat-of-arms, marked on foot and on cover
    6¼ in. (15.8 cm.) high
    13 oz. (401 gr.)
    The arms are those of Faber, for John Faber, an administrator in Puelach, Bavaria, in circa 1620.


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