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A LARGE GERMAN SILVER-GILT TANKARD, MAKER'S MARK ? I R, POSSIBLY DANZIG, LATE 17TH CENTURY

Estimate:

6,000

to
- 8,000 USD

A LARGE GERMAN SILVER-GILT TANKARD, MAKER'S MARK ? I R, POSSIBLY DANZIG, LATE 17TH CENTURY

A LARGE GERMAN SILVER-GILT TANKARD, MAKER'S MARK ? I R, POSSIBLY DANZIG, LATE 17TH CENTURY

Estimate:

6,000

to
- 8,000 USD

Lot sold:

9,450

USD

A LARGE GERMAN SILVER-GILT TANKARD

MAKER'S MARK ? I R, POSSIBLY DANZIG

LATE 17TH CENTURY


the body embossed with repeated rows of hearts enclosed by lobate strapwork, multi-scroll partly knuckled handle topped by a suggested grotesque mask, twin-lobe thumbpiece, and later swan finial

marked on the top of the base rim I R in small shield possibly for Johann Rode II and city mark, stamped with large number 479, the latter possibly Russian

43 oz

1337 g

height 10¼ in.

26 cm

As noted re swan finial, small hole in cover behind thumbpiece, gilding strong, base not gilded.


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.