Lot 405. Gottfried Schmidt (active 2nd half 17th century), a grand beaker with chased allegory of the four seasons, Leipzig, around 1680Estimate 10 000 €. Photo Auktionhaus Stahl

Silver, chased and engraved, interiour overall and outside partly with gilding, stamped with Leipzig assay mark, MM.: 'GS' and date letter F. Conical beaker on 3 spherical feet, body with fine chased and engraved szenes of the four seasons. (Comp. Rosenberg, Nr. 2995 und 3053). H. 22,5 cm, weight c. 800 g. 

Leipzig silver smith, master since 1667. 

Provenance : Private Collection Schleswig-Holstein. 

AUKTIONSHAUS STAHL, Maîtres Anciens, Objets d'Art, Extrême Orient, Bijoux, le 23 Avril 2016 à 11h00