06 novembre 2010

A 17th century German silver and silver-gilt cup and cover, by Gabriel Schmidt, Augsburg circa 1620

A 17th century German silver and silver-gilt cup and cover, by Gabriel Schmidt, Augsburg circa 1620 © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd inverted pear form, embossed with fruit, leaves and scrolls on a matted ground, removable cover with central flower head finial, on a central stem with calyx and scroll mounts, knopped circular base with decorative border, height 21.5cm, weight 9.5oz. Sold for £15,600 Note: Gabriel Schmidt was born in 1577, made master in 1615 and died in 1643. A silver-gilt cup by the same maker is recorded in... [Lire la suite]
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