17 November 2009,
Price realised GBP 11,875
GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER TANKARD
MARK OF JOHAN DIEDRICH SCHOOF, SOEST, CIRCA 1730
Cylindrical and on shaped spreading base, the hinged cover with scroll thumbpiece, with scroll handle, the foot, body and cover all set with coins, the base set with a taler depicting Anton Ulric Herzog von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel, marked at rim, the rim, cover and foot further marked with later Austrian import marks
6¼ in. (15.8 cm.) high
29 oz. (904 gr.)
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A virtually identical tankard by the same maker is illustrated in W. Scheffler, Goldschmiede Rheinland Westfalens, Berlin, 1973, pl. XXXI, fig. 80.
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Possibly Lempertz, Cologne; November 1965, lot 484.
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