• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5693

    Christie's Interiors

    30 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 459

    A GERMAN SILVER TEA CADDY

    MARK OF JOACHIM HINRICH BARCKHAN (I), HAMBURG, CIRCA 1775

    Price Realised  

    A GERMAN SILVER TEA CADDY
    MARK OF JOACHIM HINRICH BARCKHAN (I), HAMBURG, CIRCA 1775
    With arched top and pull-off cap with flower finial, sides chased with restrained rocaille decoration and trailing flowers, sliding base prick-dot inscribed C.A.Precht 1775
    5 1/8 in. high (13 cm.)
    5.75 oz. (179 gm.)


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    Provenance

    Otto Blohm collection


    Literature

    Goldschmeide Niedersachsens, W.Scheffler vol.I, P.596, "Teedose, datiert 1775, mit gravierten Rocaillen, Hamburg, Privatbesitz B"