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Sotheby's, Londres, 4 juillet 1991, lot 250.
Post Lot Text
A FACETTED RED JASPER AND SILVER-GILT-MOUNTED CUP AND COVER
GERMANY, 16TH CENTURY
The facetted lid surmounted by a dolphin finial above a multi-facetted tapering cylindrical cup and baluster stem with silver-gilt mounts, on a spreading circular foot with pierced border, elements later