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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22 mai 2009

A fine german parcel-gilt silver cup and cover. Mark of Thomas Stor II, Nuremberg, circa 1660

A fine german parcel-gilt silver cup and cover. Mark of Thomas Stor II, Nuremberg, circa 1660 On domed circular foot chased with lobes, the stem a putto holding a parrot, between foliate calyxes, with waisted body and detachable domed cover chased with lobes, auricular scrolls between, the cover with parcel-gilt vase with flower finial, the interior of cover prick engraved with a coat-of-arms, marked on cup and foot. 23¾ in. (60.4 cm.) high; 32 oz. 10 dwt. (1013 gr.). Est. $15,000 - $25,000 - Price Realised $110,500 ... [Lire la suite]