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Hungarian Parcel-gilt Trumpet-form Beaker

Auction:
3195B
Lot:
34
Sold for:
$17,220$14,000

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

Description:

Hungarian Parcel-gilt Trumpet-form Beaker, 17th century, unmarked, the tapered cylindrical form with a gilt band of foliate scrolls to the rim above two coats of arms within conjoined circles, ht. 8 3/8 in., approx. 20.3 troy oz.

Provenance: Sotheby's Geneva, November 15, 1983, Lot 60.

N.B. Coats of arms include Haller Von Hallerstein of Transylvania, Bavaria, and Prussia, and those of Kornis of Hungary.
Provenance: Property from the Estate of Francis M. Bator.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Small split to rim. Scattered age-typical abrasions, minor nicks. two smalls shallow dents. Surface inconsistency around lower body (about 1 inch up from foot) extending evenly across with one half slightly indented- no visible solder or abrasions to interior (see images).


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, Arts, Beaker, Culture, Haller, Hallerstein, Scroll, Visual arts, Transylvania, Hungary

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