23 May 2007
Property from the Descendants of James Johnson Sweeney
This lot is offered without a reserve
TWO CONTINENTAL SILVER BEAKERS
THE FIRST DUTCH, 17TH CENTURY, THE SECOND PROBABLY GERMAN, MARK OF IKS IN HEART
The first flaring cylindrical, set on a circular base set with a coin dated 1642, the body engraved with strapwork and cartouches with grapes and the monograms GM and HM, marked on rim with later Dutch control marks ; the second flaring cylindrical, with snakeskin surface, the body prick-engraved CSS AFD, marked under base
The first 4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high, the second 3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) high; 9 oz. (285 gr.) (2)
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