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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 140

    A GERMAN SILVER-GILT DINNER-PLATE

    MARK OF BERNHARD HEINRICH WEYHE, AUGSBURG, 1755-1757

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    A GERMAN SILVER-GILT DINNER-PLATE
    MARK OF BERNHARD HEINRICH WEYHE, AUGSBURG, 1755-1757
    Shaped circular and with flower, shell with foliage-wrapped reeded rim, engraved with a coat-of-arms with electoral crown above within drapery mantling, marked underneath, further engraved with a scratchweight '6-6'
    10 3/8 in. (26.5 cm.) diam.
    20 oz. (618 gr.)
    The arms are those of Fürst Alexander Ferdinand von Thurn und Taxis (1704-1773)


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    Provenance

    The Thurn and Taxis Collection; Sotheby's Geneva, 17 November 1992, lot 82 or 83 (part)