23 novembre 2016

Large, impressive ivory tankard and cover with silver mounts, probably Southern France, about 1720

Lot 750. Large, impressive ivory tankard and cover with silver mounts, probably Southern France, about 1720. Estimate: € 14000-16000. Photo Hampel Auction. Height: 67 cm. Ivory carved in high relief. Wrought copper insert, applies interior. Silver feet and cover mounts.Unidentified hallmarks: "L." in transverse rhombus flanked by two oval hallmarks in the shape of pinecones and assay scrape underneath. Two vertical, lancet-shaped silver buckles on Either Side, one engraved: "Sans... [Lire la suite]