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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 109

    A German silver-gilt chalice and paten

    UNMARKED, THE CHALICE DATED 1609, THE PATEN DATED 1653

    Price Realised  

    A German silver-gilt chalice and paten
    Unmarked, the chalice dated 1609, the paten dated 1653
    The spreading lobed hexafoil foot with hexafoil facetted stem rising towards a knop enriched with putti and flowers and engraved with foliage, supporting a circular bowl applied with the letters 'V S I H E S', engraved under base ''GEORGIUS * TROTTEN BARTHOLOMEUS HEIN HHANS * RANTZOW H IACOBUS * SCHULTZE Wichs LXVI Lodf 1609 Iochim Schute Hein Aven'', with figure of Christ on cross fastened through the base; and a silver-gilt paten engraved on the rim with ''Herr Iesu du Brodt des Lebens speise uns arme Hungerige mit deinem wahren leib- anno 1653'', wear
    The chalice 21 cm. high; the paten 17.5 cm. diam.
    930 gr. gross (2)


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