4 April 2007
A German silver dish
Mark of Frederich Frederichsen, Hamburg, 1670-1675
Shaped circular with crimped rim, the border chased with flowers and foliage, the flowerheads with traces of gilding, with hexafoil centre, marked on rim
31 cm. diam.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's New York, 21-24 February 1979, lot 96.
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E. Schliemann ed., Die Goldschmiede Hamburgs, Hamburg, 1985, vol. 2, p. 159, no. 8, vol. 3 p. 152, fig. 351.
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