Lot 307. A German silver double-beaker, Tobias Hallaicher, Augsburg, 1692; 8.3cm, 3¼in. diameter, 4495gr., 14oz. 8dwt. total. Estimate 2,500 — 3,500 GBP. Lot sold 4,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's.

detaching into two beakers, chased with swirling matted flutes, 8.3cm, 3¼in. high; with a Continental parcel-gilt double-beaker, town mark an eagle only, probably Baltic, late-17th century, the bowls chased with shells between bands of leaves and flutes, sheet-scroll girdles, each detaching on to a similarly chased spreading circular foot, initialled N.G18.5cm., 7¼in. high; and a German silver-gilt counter dish, Carl Dempflin, Augsburg, 1715-19, fluted with scalloped rim, on a circular collet foot.

Sotheby's. Style: European Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu, London, 22 May 2019