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Lot 1133 - A198 Decorative Arts - Thursday, 30. September 2021, 01.00 PM


London, 1747. Mark of William Cripps.
Cast and chased. The pear-shaped body with vibrant relief decoration on all sides, showing Poseidon with a trident and Amphitrite on a dolphin, as well as a depiction of a horse and the motto "VIRTUTE ET FIDE". A figure of a boy adorning the lid. The foot decorated with rocailles, flowers, volutes and lizard in relief.
H 30 cm. 1040 g. 925-silver.

Provenance: Swiss private collection.

Literature: Alain Gruber: Gebrauchssilber des 16. bis 19. Jahrhunderts, Fribourg 1982, p. 114-116, no. 131 with ill.).

CHF 4 000 / 6 000 | (€ 4 120 / 6 190)

Sold for CHF 14 940 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.