29 October 2002,
Price realised EUR 5,378
EUR 1,500 - EUR 2,500
A Belgian silver beaker
Maker's mark a cherub head (Antwerpen huiszilver uit de 17e en 18e eeuw, no. 4-6), Antwerp, 1630/31
Cylindrical tapering beaker on moulded foot with reeded rim above, the upper part of the body engraved with a band of foliate pending scrolls, marked on base
9.5 cm. high
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For a similar beaker made by the same maker in 1629/30 see the exhibition catalogue, Antwerpen, Rubenshuis, Antwerpen huiszilver uit de 17e en 18e eeuw, 10 November 1988 15 January 1989, p. 52-53, no. 4-6.
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