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Early Silver Beaker

Auction:
3115B
Lot:
69
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3115B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Early Silver Beaker, possibly Rosenheim, 17th century, with a crown rose mark, fox, and "Y," engraved strapwork motif to rim with pendant fruit and foliate swags, ht. 5 in., approx. 4.5 troy oz.

Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Otto Wittman, former Toledo Museum Art Director and Getty board member.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Later foot. Age-typical surface wear abrasions and wear throughout.


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

Otto Wittman, Beaker, Laboratory glassware, Strapwork, Rosenheim

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