A Swedish  parcel-gilt, medal-inset and engraved silver tankard  by Johan Martin Winterstein, Gothenberg,  1699
Lot 1158
A Swedish parcel-gilt, medal-inset and engraved silver tankard by Johan Martin Winterstein, Gothenberg, 1699
US$ 15,000 - 25,000
£8,900 - 15,000
Lot Details
Property of a Lady, Montecito, California
A Swedish parcel-gilt, medal-inset and engraved silver tankard
by Johan Martin Winterstein, Gothenberg, 1699
The cylindrical body raised on three foliate-headed pomegranate feet, the flat hinged lid with twin pomegranate thumbpiece centering a medal of Gustavus Adolphus, with inscription to perimeter and later engraved initials to top and front, weight approximately 23oz troy.
height 6in (15cm); length 7 1/2in (19cm)

Footnotes

  • A related tankard by Johan Martin Winterstein, circa 1690, sold Sotheby's Paris, 15 April 2010, lot 243 (€34,350).
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