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Lot 95. A Baltic parcel-gilt silver beaker and cover, Michael Kresner III, (Riga), circa 1760; 28cm., 11in. high; 1146gr, 36oz 16dwtEstimate: 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