A rare Vermeil and glass liqueur service with the original embossed leather case by Elias Adam, Augsburg, 1712-15. Estimate 15 000 €. Photo Nagel
comprising a credenza, a liqueur carafe and 6 footed liqueur glasses. All pieces decorated with scroll ornaments. Town mark for Augsburg, maker's mark of Elias Adam, assayer's test. 1 glass added, minor wear, minor damages due to age to the box. D. 26 cm/Etui
Note: A liquor service Elias Adams with the same cupboard but with mounted stand for the service can be found in the Hermitage in St. Petersburg.
Ref: Helmut Seling, The Art of Augsburg goldsmith, 1529-1868, Vol 2, Figure 877..;Vol. 3, no. 175, 1964th
Nagel. Sale 719, 25th February 2015