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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 35

    A PAIR OF IMPORTANT GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER TEA-CANNISTERS

    MARK OF JOHANN BETZ, AUGSBURG, 1695-1699

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    A PAIR OF IMPORTANT GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER TEA-CANNISTERS
    MARK OF JOHANN BETZ, AUGSBURG, 1695-1699
    Each of square section with canted corners and on four stud feet, the detachable domed cover with drop ring handle, the sides and covers each applied with detachable silver scrolling foliage panels, each marked underneath and on cover
    7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high
    35 oz. (1,075 gr.) (2)


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    An identical cannister is illustrated in H. Seling, Die Kunst der Augsberg Goldschmiede 1529-1868, Munich, 1980, vol. II, pl. 544.

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