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Baltic Parcel-gilt Silver Beaker

Auction:
3195B
Lot:
28
Sold for:
$22,140$18,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3195B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Baltic Parcel-gilt Silver Beaker, probably Hungary, 17th century, maker's mark "ZM" or "ZAM," tall form with slightly flared rim, engraved with strapwork border enclosing inscription "ANNO DOMANI 1628" above three portrait medallions, ht. 7 1/2 in., approx. 8.2 troy oz.

Provenance: Sotheby's Geneva, November 14, 1984, Lot 31.
Provenance: Property from the Estate of Francis M. Bator.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Dent to along one side of the rim (shallow, see images of exterior and interior), slightly out of round. Scattered pinprick dents and light abrasions. One larger dent to upper body and large linear dent to upper area of foot.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Francis M. Bator, Beaker, Mayfair, PROV, Upper East Side, ZM, Hungary

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