Exh. Cat. Museum für Angewandte Kunst Frankfurt, 2004, no. 163A
Johann Georg Träger was born about 1726 in Döbeln in Saxony. He became a master in 1762 and a year later married Susanna Magdalena, the daughter of goldsmith Johann David Müller. He died in 1774. His son, Philipp David, was born about 1764, became a master goldsmith in 1799 and died in 1851.
little dents to cover rim, overall condition and colour very nice. marks good. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."