23 May 2007,
Price realised USD 34,800
USD 15,000 - USD 25,000
A FINE GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER HEART-SHAPED CUP AND COVER
MARK OF GEORG MÜLLER, NUREMBERG, CIRCA 1630
The heart-shaped bowl with diamond facetting, on a stem applied with cast scrolls and with white silver wrought leaves, on an oval base with fluting, the cover with an openwork border, surmounted by a white silver finial formed as a bunch of flowers, above scrolls and leaves as on stem, the interior gilt, the interior of cover applied with white silver wrought leaves, marked on rim, foot, and cover; also with control marks
13 3/8 in. (34 cm.) high; 12 oz. (374 gr.)
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A description of this cup, or one very similar, is in Marc Rosenberg, Der Goldschmiede Merkzeichen, no. 4192p.
Kenneth Davis (Works of Art) Ltd.
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