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A LARGE GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER TANKARD, MAKER'S MARK LH ABOVE 83 (ROSENBERG 3, NO.2855), KONIGSBERG, 1690

Estimate:

15,000 to - 20,000 USD

A LARGE GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER TANKARD, MAKER'S MARK LH ABOVE 83 (ROSENBERG 3, NO.2855), KONIGSBERG, 1690

A LARGE GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER TANKARD, MAKER'S MARK LH ABOVE 83 (ROSENBERG 3, NO.2855), KONIGSBERG, 1690

Estimate:

15,000 to - 20,000 USD

Lot sold:

31,500

USD

A LARGE GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER TANKARD

MAKER'S MARK LH ABOVE 83 (ROSENBERG 3, NO.2855), KONIGSBERG

1690


the body with applied bas relief of Solomon receiving Sheba, the queen with numerous attendants bringing gifts of coins, food, a parrot, a large ewer and silver, followed by a hound, the cover with an applied relief of Solomon enthroned, forked scroll thumbpiece, scroll handle with shield-shaped terminal pricked with an interlaced cypher below coronet

marked on base, base rim and cover rim with maker’s mark , town mark, date B, with a scratch weight and No 6

63 oz

1959 g

height 9 in.

23 cm

Slight wear to faces at high points, foot rim slightly bent at one side, some vertical scratches on dome of foot rim otherwise very good, high quality chasing.


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.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Please note the following amendments to the printed catalogue: Please note that the weight of this piece is 63 troy ounces, corresponding to 1,959 grams.