Lot 95. A Baltic parcel-gilt silver beaker and cover, Michael Kresner III, (Riga), circa 1760; 28cm., 11in. high; 1146gr, 36oz 16dwt. Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP. Lot sold: 7,560 GBP. Photo Sotheby's.
Tapering, cylindrical with spreading foot and gadrooned rims, fitted with ten 17th and early 18th century coins and medals enclosed by engraved foliage, the base with a Wismar 32 Schilling, dated 1632, cover spirally fluted as seen from the inside, the cover fitted with an early 18th century embossed plaquette of an equestrian figure behind a tree in a military setting, maker's mark only.
Literature: Neumeister, Munich, sale catalogue no. 183, lot 562, illus 99.
Sotheby's. Royal & Noble. London, 7 January 2021