Lot 9. A German parcel-gilt silver canister, Hieronymus Wolfgang Kern, Augsburg, circa 1649-53; 19.8cm., 7 3/4 in. high.; 1111.3gr., 35oz. 14dwt. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.
sexfoil, the body chased with panels of foliate and shell scrolls, the screw-off cover similarly chased, panelled double scroll drop handle, lobate detachable stopper with loop handle, fully marked, also with 1788 St Petersburg control mark.
Provenance: Sotheby's London, 4th April 1957, Lot 66
Sotheby's. From Earth to Fire, London, 04 May 2017, 10:30 AM