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    Sale 1209

    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé

    23 - 25 February 2009, Paris

  • Lot 189

    COUPE EN NOIX DE COCO ET MONTURE EN VERMEIL

    PAR STEPHAN GROMBACH, BEMBERG, VERS 1680

    Price Realised  

    COUPE EN NOIX DE COCO ET MONTURE EN VERMEIL
    PAR STEPHAN GROMBACH, BEMBERG, VERS 1680
    Sur piédouche repoussé d'une bordure feuillagée, le fût en maure, la coupe en noix de coco sculptée de profils à l'antique encadrés de rinceaux, les montants en feuilles de palmier stylisées, le couvercle conique avec prise en forme d'étainier, poinçons sur le pied
    Hauteur: 35,5 cm. (14 in.) (2)


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    Post Lot Text

    A GERMAN SILVER-GILT MOUNTED COCONUT CUP AND COVER
    MAKER'S MARK OF STEPHAN GROMBACH, BEMBERG, CIRCA 1680
    The spreading foot repoussé and chased with foliate border, the stem formed as a figure of a moor, emblematic of Africa, supporting the coconut carved with profile busts and enclosed by three leaf straps, the domed cover with a finial formed as a metal worker holding a hammer and a goblet and wearing an apron, marked on foot