• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5918

    Christie's Interiors

    1 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 40

    A HUNGARIAN SILVER-GILT BEAKER

    UNMARKED, CIRCA 1700

    Price Realised  

    A HUNGARIAN SILVER-GILT BEAKER
    UNMARKED, CIRCA 1700
    Of tapering form with flared lip and repetitive wavy bands around sides, front engraved with an armorial shield depicting a demi-stag rampant encircled by inscription SUSANNA FARKAS A.1702 and engraved above this with a numeral "1" for it's number in a set.
    4 in. high (10 cm.)


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    The Hungarian surname Farkas translates as Wolf.

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