• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2827

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    22 - 23 September 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 104

    Three various sets of nesting weights

    NUREMBERG, ONE POSSIBLY 16TH CENTURY, TWO 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Three various sets of nesting weights
    Nuremberg, one possibly 16th century, two 18th century
    The largest weight marked with an 8 for eight Amsterdam-Breda pounds, a chalice and a hand for Antwerp and containing a nest of ten weights some marked H; the second marked with a 2 for two Amsterdam-Breda Pounds, a fleur de lys and possibly a cross-bow crowned by the letter C, containing a nest of five weights (three lacking); the third marked with three crowns, two indistinct crests, a crowned B and the numeral 2, containing a nest of five weights (three lacking)
    15.7 cm. high to 9 cm. high (handle up) (3)


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