• Important Silver and Objects o auction at Christies

    Sale 2209

    Important Silver and Objects of Vertu Including the Inventory of Marks Antiques of London

    22 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 86

    A GERMAN SILVER AND BOAR FOOT SOUP TUREEN

    MARK OF GROS

    Price Realised  

    A GERMAN SILVER AND BOAR FOOT SOUP TUREEN
    MARK OF GROS
    The circular silver tureen with two ring handles, domed cover with acorn finial, with silver oak leaf and acorn stand with stag medallions, all supported on three boar feet, the wooden circular base inlaid with antler, bone and teeth, marked on base of tureen and on frame
    The tureen 12¼ in. (31 cm.) diameter; 84 oz. 10dwt. (2,634 gr.)


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    According to a certificate dated 1958 that accompanies this lot, this tureen formed part of a complete hunting service, 1789, from the Estate of the Crown of Württemberg, sold from the Royal Treasury of Württemberg, Castle of Stuttgart, October 1938, no. 932 (part)

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