• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5686

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    9 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 113

    A SCANDINAVIAN SILVER PEG TANKARD

    MAKER'S MARK ONLY STRUCK TWICE, UNTRACED, PLH IN SHAPED PUNCH, (FIRST 2 LETTERS CONJOINED), NORWEGIAN OR DANISH, PROBABLY 1ST HALF OF 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SCANDINAVIAN SILVER PEG TANKARD
    MAKER'S MARK ONLY STRUCK TWICE, UNTRACED, PLH IN SHAPED PUNCH, (first 2 letters conjoined), NORWEGIAN OR DANISH, PROBABLY 1ST HALF OF 18TH CENTURY
    Cylindrical on three ball & claw feet, pierced scrolling foliate decoration centred by mask above each foot, handle with central rib, terminating in an escutcheon prick-dot engraved with weight W. 56 Lod, cover engraved with scrolling flowers & eagles around a centrally-set Austrian thaler of Archduke Charles, dated 1623, the thumbpiece formed as a crowned rampant lion supporting a ball, a later English presentation inscription sympathetically engraved around sides
    8 in. high (20 cm.)
    25 oz. (775 gm.)


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