Lot 323: A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER BEAKER, MAKER'S MARK CO, MÜNSTER, 18TH CENTURY |
January 19, 2017
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: tapering with engraved snakeskin body, inscribed Hermann below a Count's coronet and the inscription: von seinem Großvater Hinnenburg 1845 to underside, 8.2cm., 3 1/4 in. high, together with a Spanish silver beaker, J.C. Guerra, Madrid, 1852, plain tapering, 9.6cm., 3 3/4 in. high, and a German parcel-gilt silver tumbler cup, Johann Betz, Augsburg, circa 1680, plain with gilded interior
All with clear marks. First beaker with parcel-gilding intact, also to interior. Second with wear commensurate with age. The third with two small bruises to the body, otherwise good.
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Dimensions: 4.6cm., 1 3/4 in. high