• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5924

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    22 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 347

    A GERMAN SILVER COIN TANKARD OF 18TH CENTURY FORM

    MARK OF SY & WAGNER, BERLIN, CIRCA 1900

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    Estimate

    A GERMAN SILVER COIN TANKARD OF 18TH CENTURY FORM
    MARK OF SY & WAGNER, BERLIN, CIRCA 1900
    On skirted foot, with scroll handle, the thumb-piece with ball finial, gilt interior, engraved presentation inscription Viel köpf-viel sinn hier sind zu schaun. - Schlug jeder fürst in Deutschen gaun. Einst bild und schild nach seiner urt. Bis König Wilhelm Kaiser ward, the sides and cover set with various 19th century Prussian, Bavarian, Saxon and Austrian coins and further coins from the smaller German princely states incluing Reuss, Schaumburg-Lippe, Brunswick, Württemberg, Anhalt, Nassau, Oldenburg, Waldeck, Hesse, Hanover, Baden, Mecklenburg Schwerin, Sachsen-Altenburg, Frankfurt, Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, etc.
    9¼ in. (23.5 cm.)
    46 oz. (1,426 gr.)


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