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A GERMAN SILVER-GILT EWER
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A GERMAN SILVER-GILT EWER

MARK OF MARTIN II HEUGLIN, AUGSBURG, 1659-1663

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A GERMAN SILVER-GILT EWER
MARK OF MARTIN II HEUGLIN, AUGSBURG, 1659-1663
Baluster and on spreading foot, the detachable cover with baluster finial, the foot, body and cover each chased with foliage and flowers, the cover and rim each crimped, with scroll handle and grotesque mask spout, marked on foot, cover and near rim, the foot, cover and rim further struck with a later Austrian tax mark
5¾ in. (14.4 cm.) high
10 oz. (309 gr.)
Provenance
with Payer, Zurich, June 1982.
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.

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Lot Essay

Another ewer of similar form, by Melchior Burtenbach, Augsburg, 1652, with identical spout is illustrated in C. Overzier, Deutsches Silber 1550-1850 Formen unde Typen, Munich, 1987, p. 62, no. 81.

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