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A Dutch silver pineapple cup and cover. Indistinct maker's mark, possibly that of Abraham Gallus I, Amsterdam, 1626, with later Dutch import mark. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013

On circular domed foot, with openworked scroll stem, the detachable cup and cover of usual form, with later figural finial, traces of gilding inside the cuppa, marked on rim 24 cm. high 192 gr. Estimate €7,000 - €10,000. Price Realized €8,750

Christie's. THE DECORATIVE ARTS SALE INCL. FINE PAINTINGS. 26 - 27 March 2013. Amsterdam