A German silver-gilt canister, Hieronymus Wolfgang Kern, Augsburg, circa 1649-53

H0046-L118050202

Lot 9. A German silver-gilt 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. Lot sold 21,250 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2017. 

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.

ProvenanceSotheby's London, 4th April 1957, Lot 66.

Sotheby's. From Earth to Fire, London, 4 May 2017