6 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 8,750
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
A PAIR OF GERMAN SILVER-GILT MOUNTED ENAMEL CUPS AND A PAIR OF CUP-STANDS
AUGSBURG, CIRCA 1730, APPARENTLY UNMARKED
The cup-stands each circular and with two scroll feet (third foot lacking), with plain reeded borders, one painted with the figure of Diana with temple beyond, the other with Venus attended by Cupid, the cups each tapering cylindrical and on a lobed foot, one painted with a figure of Venus attended by Adonis, with Cupid above, the other with a scene of Diana and Actaeon
the cup-stands 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) diam.
the cups 2 in. (5 cm.) high (4)
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