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Hungarian Silver-gilt Beaker

Auction:
3195B
Lot:
30
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

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

Description:

Hungarian Silver-gilt Beaker, mid-17th century, probably by Thomas Trepches II, slender form with flaring rim, upper strapwork motif, a chased scene of a hound pursuing two rabbits to the base, ht. 5 3/8 in., approx. 4.0 troy oz.

N.B. A beaker attributed to Thomas Trepches II with a similar hunting scene to the base is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accession number 2010.110.29, from the Collection of Nicholas M. Salgo.
Provenance: Property from the Estate of Francis M. Bator.
Estimate $2,500-3,000

Foot rim dented into itself 3/4 around. Otherwise with age typical wear.


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Keywords

Thomas Trepches II, Francis M. Bator, Nicholas M. Salgo, Bator, Beaker, Laboratory glassware, Rabbit

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