An 18th century German (Lower Saxony) silver baptismal ewer and basin by Lewin Dedeke, Celle 1723 (2)
Lot 73*
An 18th century German (Lower Saxony) silver baptismal ewer and basin
by Lewin Dedeke, Celle 1723 (2)
£ 30,000 - 40,000
US$ 38,000 - 50,000

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An 18th century German (Lower Saxony) silver baptismal ewer and basin by Lewin Dedeke, Celle 1723 (2) An 18th century German (Lower Saxony) silver baptismal ewer and basin by Lewin Dedeke, Celle 1723 (2) An 18th century German (Lower Saxony) silver baptismal ewer and basin by Lewin Dedeke, Celle 1723 (2) An 18th century German (Lower Saxony) silver baptismal ewer and basin by Lewin Dedeke, Celle 1723 (2) An 18th century German (Lower Saxony) silver baptismal ewer and basin by Lewin Dedeke, Celle 1723 (2)
An 18th century German (Lower Saxony) silver baptismal ewer and basin
by Lewin Dedeke, Celle 1723
The ewer of panelled helmet form with extended lip and applied moulded girdle and harp handle; The basin of rectangular form with canted corners and moulded/thread border, each piece now engraved with twin armorials beneath a coronet within mantling, the basin further engraved with German inscription around the twin armorial "Wer da glaubt und getauft wird, der wird selig werden..." from Mark chapter 16, verse 16, this translates to "He that believeth and is baptised will be saved.", the ewer 22 cm (8 5/8in) high; the basin 34 x 24 cm (13 3/8 x 9 1/2in), weight 1474.50 gms (47oz). (2)
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