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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 90

    A RARE PAIR OF GERMAN SILVER-GILT AND SILVER FILIGREE CUPS AND COVERS

    MARK OF JOHANN JAKOB ADAM, AUGSBURG, 1763-1765

    Price Realised  

    A RARE PAIR OF GERMAN SILVER-GILT AND SILVER FILIGREE CUPS AND COVERS
    MARK OF JOHANN JAKOB ADAM, AUGSBURG, 1763-1765
    Each with vase-form silver-gilt cup, circular foot, and domed cover, all sheathed in silver filigree, the cast stem and finial with spiralling rococo decoration, marked under foot and on cover bezel
    Each approx 10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) high; 55 oz. (1725 gr.) (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF INGEBORG TERNBACH SONN