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A German silver-gilt beaker
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A German silver-gilt beaker

NUREMBURG, CIRCA 1640, MAKER'S MARK A UNICORN WITH STAR ABOVE

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A German silver-gilt beaker
Nuremburg, circa 1640, maker's mark a unicorn with star above
Tapering cylindrical and with a broad matted band and moulded rim, marked on base
3¼in. (8.4cm.) high
4oz. (135gr.)
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Lot Essay

The same maker's mark is found on the two pairs of engraved beakers, lots 225 and 226 and is recorded in M. Rosenberg, Der Goldschmiede Merkzeichen, Frankfurt am Main, 1925, vol. 3, no. 4220a.
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