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A SWISS PARCEL-GILT SILVER BASKET FROM A BÜTTENMANN FIGURE
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A SWISS PARCEL-GILT SILVER BASKET FROM A BÜTTENMANN FIGURE

MARK OF ALEXANDER KILCHSPERGER II, ZURICH, CIRCA 1655

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A SWISS PARCEL-GILT SILVER BASKET FROM A BÜTTENMANN FIGURE
MARK OF ALEXANDER KILCHSPERGER II, ZURICH, CIRCA 1655
Of tapering basket form, incised with vertical lines and applied with gilt staves, engraved near the rim with six coats-of-arms, each below initials, the back with a suspension hook, marked on base
4¾ in. (12 cm.) high
5 oz. (160 gr.)
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.

Lot Essay

Examples of this form of figure are illustrated in H. Lanz, Weltliches Silber 2 Katalog der Sammlung des Schweizerischen Landesmuseums Zürich, p. 351-367.

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