669
669

FROM THE JOSEPH M. MORPURGO COLLECTION

A parcel-gilt silver Christening tazza bowl, unmarked, probably German, circa 1640
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 GBP
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669

FROM THE JOSEPH M. MORPURGO COLLECTION

A parcel-gilt silver Christening tazza bowl, unmarked, probably German, circa 1640
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A parcel-gilt silver Christening tazza bowl, unmarked, probably German, circa 1640
engraved with a Christening of an adult warrior, inscribed: en Tauff der Krieger Held empfangt wornach de gleubig ist daselber leicht erlangt
12.2cm., 4 3/4 in. diameter
56.4gr., 1oz. 16dwt.
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Catalogue Note

The inscription could be translated as: 'The heroic soldier is christened, and after that he believes that he can easily master this very challenge.'

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