A german parcel-gilt silver cannister.  Leipzig, circa 1666, maker's mark CB  (Rosenberg 2994)

Of hexafoil form, each panel chased with a flower in bloom, the neck chased with a leaf border, the threaded domed cover chased with acanthus leaves and ring handle, the cover prick engraved MARIA MAGDALENA STEPHANIN and PETER STEPHNT 1666, marked under base, also with date "q" incuse. 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) high; 11 oz. 10dwt. (373 gr.). Est. $8,000 - $12,000 - Price Realised $8,750

Provenance: with J. J. Klejman, New York, 1957

Christie's. Important Objects of Vertu. 22 May 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com