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German Silver-gilt Beaker

Auction:
3020B
Lot:
888
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3020B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 14, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

German Silver-gilt Beaker, Nuremberg, c. 1690, Johann Höfler, maker, the tapering cylindrical form with a broad snakeskin band, ht. 3 1/2 in., approx. 4.4 troy oz.
Estimate $800-1,200

Light wear to gilding consistent with age. Small dent to foot-rim (still sits well).


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Nuremberg, Beaker, Drinkware, Fler, Laboratory glassware, Ounce, Snakeskin, Units of measurement

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