Lot 55
  • 55

A German silver-gilt toilet casket, Johann Ludwig Schoap I, Augsburg, 1731-33

8,000 - 12,000 GBP
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  • Silver
  • 21cm., 8 1/4 in. long
rectangular with scalloped corners, applied with portrait medallions including a centaur scene, all within engraved Regence ornament, later lock and key

Catalogue Note

An almost identical example of the same date and maker was sold Sotheby's Geneva, 15 November 1993, lot 150. Another very similar example, probably by the same maker (mis-attributed as Ludwig Schneider), was sold Sotheby's London, 1 February 1968, lot 123.