1 December 2005
A BALTIC PARCEL-GILT SILVER BEAKER
MARK OF JOHANN ABRAHAMSOHN LAMOUREUX, RIGA, DATED 1737
Tapering cylindrical and on short gadrooned foot, the body set with coins within engraved and chased leaves and scrolls, the gilded rim engraved with an inscription, the base set with a coin dated 1667, marked near rim
7 3/8 in. (18.9 cm.) high
30 oz. (920 gr.)
The inscription reads 'Christian Schmidt Ao 1737.'
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Another beaker by Lamoureux, also with a coin set base, dated 1734, was sold Christie's New York, 18 October 1994, lot 96
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