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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 95

    A GERMAN SILVER-GILT AND ENAMEL DRESSING-TABLE BOX

    MARK OF TOBIAS BAUER, AUGSBURG, 1705

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    A GERMAN SILVER-GILT AND ENAMEL DRESSING-TABLE BOX
    MARK OF TOBIAS BAUER, AUGSBURG, 1705
    Oval, the base and detachable cover each with a lobed band, the cover applied with an oval enamel plaque painted with St. John the Evangelist, depicted sitted on an eagle with a scroll in his lap and holding a pen, all in a landscape, marked underneath, the base and foot further marked with a later French import mark
    2½ in. (6.3 cm.) wide
    gross weight 2 oz. (57 gr.)


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    Provenance

    With Helmut Seling, Munich


    Saleroom Notice

    The catalogue illustration for this lot is enlarged.