A late 17th century Dutch silver beaker, probably Nijmegen, 1676 - 77, maker's mark a device(?)
Lot 170
A late 17th century Dutch silver beaker, maker's mark a device(?) probably Nijmegen 1676-77,
Sold for £1,920 (US$ 3,225) inc. premium
Lot Details
A late 17th century Dutch silver beaker,
maker's mark a device(?) probably Nijmegen 1676-77,
tapering form with flared rim, the sides engraved with an upper band of geometric scrolls entwined with trailing foliage, the sides also engraved with birds perched on a branch, a bumblebee, a spiders web and a moth, later gilded interior and script initials, height 13.2cm, weight 5oz.

Footnotes

  • Provenance:- Given by Lord Hatherley, Lord Chancellor under Prime Minister William Gladstone, and thence by decent to the present owner.
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