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  • Circa 1600

     

    9453 Antique Nuremberg Silver Wine Taster

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    A rare piece of early German silver dating back to circa 1600. A charming little silver taster with scalloped borders and shaped side handles. The centre is engraved with a single flower and leaf motifs picked out with prick dot chasing. The scalloped sides also have prick dot decoration, possibly crown motifs. The interior still has its original gilt finish and the exterior retains traces of the original gilt. Weight 47 grams, 1.5 troy ounces. Width across handles 10.1cm. Height 3.1cm. Top 8.3cm. German silver hallmarks stamped around the edge for Nuremberg circa 1600. Maker Wolff Loschen.

  • Circa 1600

    David Lauer

    9776 Antique Nuremberg Silver Goblet

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    An excellent quality antique German renaissance silver drinking cup of bell shaped form. Highly decorative and embossed throughout with shells, fruits and other motifs on a matted background. Traces of the original gilt inside and out. Owners initials are etched on the underside. Contains 220 ml. Weight 228 grams, 7.3 troy ounces. Height 19.2 cm. Diameter 8.3 cm. Stamped on the rim and foot with German silver stamps for Nurnburg circa 1600. Maker David Lauer, working 1583-1609.

  • Circa 1630

    Michel Mader

    8953 Antique German Goblet

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    Of Jewish interest. A charming early antique Nurnberg chalice of circular form with ovoid embossed decoration and original gilt finish (worn). Contains 180 ml. Weight 135 grams, 4.3 troy ounces. Height 14cm. Diameter 7.2cm (top), 6.5cm (foot). Stamped with German silver marks for Nurnberg. Maker Michel Mader. Circa 1630.

  • Circa 1630

    Augsburg

    9035 Antique Augsburg Silver Goblet

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    A good antique German silver wine cup of tapering form over a shaped pedestal and flared foot. Pineapple decoration. Original fire gilt. Contains 165 ml. Weight 169 grams, 5.4 troy ounces. Height 16.6 cms. Diameter 6.9 cms. Stamped on both the rim and foot with the Augsburg town mark, makers mark and assay scrape. Maker David Roll. Circa 1630.

  • Circa 1640

     

    9786 German Parcel Gilt Silver Cup & Cover

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    A rare and impressive antique silver standing cup and cover of baluster shape with lobed foot. Large size. The waisted, lobed body is chased with fleur-de-lys and scrolls on a finely matted background. The top has a silver vase of flowers finial. This form is typical of German Renaissance banqueting silver cups and the quality is excellent. Contains 500 ml. Weight 611 grams, 19.6 troy ounces. Height – 40 cm (total), 29.5 cm (cup). Diameter of top 10.6 cm. Stamped by the rim and on the foot with the German town mark “W” possibly Breslau. Makers mark “WO” unidentified. Circa 1640.

  • Circa 1650

    Hans Jakob Baur

    8683 Antique Augsburg Silver Dish

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    An early antique German silver dish (or possibly wine taster) of plain oval form with a scalloped border. To the centre there is a charming bird scene surrounded by raised dot decoration. The cast side handles are very pretty. Original interior gilding and a gilt around the top on the outside. Weight 129 grams, 4.1 troy ounces. Height 3 cms (4.5 cms to top of handle). Top of dish measures 16 x 14 cms. Marked on either side of one of the handles with German silver marks for Augsburg and on the inside rim with the makers mark for Hans Jakob Baur. Circa 1650.

  • Circa 1660

    Reinhold Ruhl

    8290 Early Antique Nurnberg Silver Wine Taster

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    A rare piece of early German silver. This charming little 17th century silver taster has scalloped borders and shaped side handles. The centre is embossed with a single flower stem surrounded by simple leaf motifs picked out with prick dot chasing. Traces of the original gilt finish, Weight 41 grams, 1.3 troy ounces. Width across handles 11.5 cm. Height 2.7 cms. Top 10.4 x 9.8 cms. German silver hallmarks stamped around the edge for Nurnberg circa 1660. Maker Reinhold Ruhl, noted for his fine quality cups and beakers.

  • Circa 1660

     

    7531 Antique Nurnberg Silver Beaker

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    A good quality antique silver stipple ground beaker of tapering form and plain style, the body with simulated dotted texture. Simple shape with concentric double ribbed detail to the top. Original light gilt interior. Weight 117 grams, 3.7 troy ounces. Height 8 cms. Marked underneath with assay scrape and “N” Nurnberg town mark. Makers mark P (listed in Rosenberg, no name given). Circa 1660.

  • 1669 - 1673

    Johann Balthasar Sedletzky

    9068 Antique German Silver Casket

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    A rare early Augsburg silver box of octagonal form with hinged lid and key. The silver is very thin gauge which is typical of early German silver and is heavily embossed with fruit and ribbon design. The base plate still has the original fasteners. Weight 266 grams, 8.5 troy ounces. Height 7.3 cms. Base 16.5 x 13.5 cms. Stamped on the edges and underneath with German silver marks for Augsburg. Makers mark IBS for Johann Balthasar Sedletzky. Circa 1669-73.

  • 1675

    Balthasar Haydt

    7799 Antique German Silver Wine Taster

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    A 17th century continental silver dish of small size with flat shaped side handles. To the outside there is an embossed decoration of fruit and ribbons. Very charming. Weight 93 grams, 3 troy ounces. Height 4 cms. Diameter 8.5 cms. Spread across handles 13 cms. On the base there is an assay scrape and German silver stamps for Augsburg. Maker Balthasar Haydt. Circa 1675.

  • Circa 1680

     

    8324 Antique German Silver Beaker

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    An early continental silver drinking cup with simple tapering form. Original gilt finish. Hand engraved with a edge border and four scroll motifs. Weight 158 grams, 5 troy ounces. Height 11 cms. Diameter 10 cms. Stamped on the top edge with a part makers mark “?R” and assay scrape. Probably German. Circa 1680.

  • Circa 1680

     

    9734 Antique German Silver Wine Taster

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    A charming little 17th century silver dish with scalloped sides and shaped side handles. The centre is embossed with a single flower stem picked out with prick dot engraving. Bold flowers, including poppies and daffodils were very popular during the mid to late 17th century. The gilt finish appears original and there is a gilt band to the outer edge. Owner’s initials “SW” engraved to one side, “EK” to the other. Weight 72 grams, 2.3 troy ounces. Width across handles 16cm. Height 2.8/3.8cm. Diameter 13cm. German silver marks stamped by the handle for maker Paul Hedel Hofer, Breslau. Circa 1680.

  • Circa 1690

    Augsburg

    8710 Antique Augsburg Silver Beaker

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    An excellent quality antique silver stipple ground beaker of tapering form and plain style, the body with simulated dotted texture. Simple shape with concentric double ribbed detail to the top. Contains 160 ml. Weight 120 grams, 3.8 troy ounces. Height 7.5 cms. Stamped underneath with German silver marks (assay scrape and the pineapple Augsburg town mark). Makers mark “DS” for Dominik Zaler (listed in Rosenberg). Circa 1690.

  • Circa 1690

    Augsburg

    8712 Antique German Augsburg Silver Dish

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    An early antique German silver dish (or possibly wine taster) of plain oval form with a scalloped border. To the centre there is a charming bird scene surrounded by shell border. The cast side handles have a birds head design on top. Original interior gilding . Weight 136 grams, 4.3 troy ounces. Height 2.75 cms. Top of dish measures 17.25 x 13.5 cms. Spread 21.5 cms. Marked on the rim with German silver marks for Augsburg. Makers mark “IK”. Circa 1690.

  • Circa 1690 - 1700

    Paul Solanier

    9395 Antique Augsburg Silver Beaker

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    A good quality antique silver stipple ground beaker of tapering form. Plain style and simple shape. Punched snakeskin ornament. Original gilt to the interior and traces around the top exterior band. Contains 270 ml. Weight 141 grams, 4.5 troy ounces. Height 9 cm. Diameter 7.2 cm. German silver marks (assay scrape and the pineapple Augsburg town mark). Maker Paul Solanier. Circa 1690-1700.

  • Circa 1690

    Mit Leufenden Hund

    8106 Antique Nuremberg Silver Goblet

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    An attractive early German silver chalice with an embossed foliate and flower decoration. Original gilt finish. Contains 400 ml. Weight 121 grams, 3.8 troy ounces. Height 13 cms. Diameter of top 8.25 cms. Marked underneath with an assay scrape and German silver mark “N” for Nuremberg. “Running dog” makers mark for Meister Mit Leufenden Hund, circa 1690.

  • Circa 1690 - 1700

     

    9571 Antique German Silver Cup

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    A fine antique silver drinking beaker with bright original gilding. Half ribbed decoration with swags of foliate scrolls on a stipple background. Weight 85 grams, 2.7 troy ounces. Height 5.5 cm. Diameter 5.5 cm. Stamped underneath with assay scrape and German silver mark for Augsburg circa 1690-1700. Maker’s mark “PG”. See Rosenburg ref. 819, number 202 (photos attached). There is a matching cup available #9576

  • 1690 - 1700

     

    9576 Antique German Silver Cup

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    A fine antique silver drinking beaker with bright original gilding. Half ribbed decoration with swags of foliate scrolls on a stipple background. Weight 81 grams, 2.6 troy ounces. Height 5.5 cm. Diameter 5.5 cm. Stamped underneath with assay scrape and German silver mark for Augsburg circa 1690-1700. Maker’s mark “PG”. See Rosenburg ref. 819, number 202 (photos attached). There is a matching cup available #9571

  • Circa 1700

     

    8317 Antique Augsburg Silver Dish

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    An excellent early German silver dish of oval form having a decorative embossed design. The centre depicts a forest scene with a gentleman riding a horse accompanied by a lady riding side saddle; a young page boy leads the way. The raised leafy border portrays in deep relief a deer hunt with a pack of dogs busily chasing 2 deer. Weight 142 grams, 4.5 troy ounces. Length 23.5 cms. Width 20 cms. Marked on the top edge for Augsburg, Germany. Maker Jacob Warnberger. Circa 1700.

  • Circa 1700

     

    8638 Antique German Silver Travelling Cutlery Set

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    A rare set of antique silver folding cutlery- knife, fork and spoon. All expertly made to be as compact as possible so that it all fits inside the original tooled leather carrying case. The knife and fork have steel blades. Each piece has silver hallmarks for Nurnberg circa 1700. Maker Christoph Hieronymous Clauss.

  • Circa 1700

    Heniel Hamon

    8744 Antique German Silver Beaker

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    An antique continental silver cup of tapering form with a shaped base and standing on three ball feet. Charming decoration with embossed flower heads and foliate scrolls. Original faded gilt interior and remaining traces of the gilt exterior. Contains 120 ml. Weight 62 grams, 2 troy ounces. Height 9.5 cms. Diameter 6.5 cms. Stamped underneath with the German town mark “N” for Nuremberg (Nurnberg), makers mark “HH” for Heniel Hamon and an assay scrape. Circa 1700.

  • Circa 1700

     

    8977 Antique Augsburg Silver Dish

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    A charming little early German silver dish of oval form with a decorative embossed design. The centre depicts a village scene with country style houses and a gentleman out strolling. The raised leafy border is embellished with a garland of flowers. Weight 121 grams, 3.8 troy ounces. Length 20.5 cms. Width 18.5 cms. Marked on the top edge for Augsburg, Germany. Circa 1700.

  • Circa 1700

     

    9100 Antique German Silver Beaker

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    A good quality antique silver cup of tapering form and plain style. Simple shape with concentric ribbed detail to top. Original pale gilt interior and minor gilt traces to the top of the body. The base has an inscription in old fashioned script dated 1701. Contains 150 ml. Weight 79 grams, 2,5 troy ounces. Height 6.4 cms. Diameter of top 6.4. Marked underneath with German silver marks for Cologne, maker “PL*”. Circa 1700.

  • Circa 1700

    Samuel Burckenholtz

    9173 Antique German Silver Beaker

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    A rare antique silver beaker of tall tapering form. Excellent large size and still retains the original bright gilt finish. Around the body there is a hand engraved leaf and scroll decoration containing three exquisite quality vignettes of old testament bible scenes. The foot is decorated with a stamped bead and flower ornament. Contains 700 ml. Weight 187 grams, 6 troy ounces. Height 18 cm. Diameter of top 10.9 cm. Frankfurt, Germany c.1700. Maker Samuel Burckenholtz (see photo of text from Rosenberg), a documented maker of engraved beakers of this type.

  • Circa 1700

     

    9593 Antique German Silver Box

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    An antique continental silver box with detachable lid and standing on animal’s paw feet. The box has ribbed detail with gadroon and bead borders, the lid with shell and classical motifs. Weight 256 grams, 8.2 troy ounces. Height 9 cm. Top 13.2 x 9.5 cm. Stamped with German silver marks for Augsburg. Circa 1700.

  • 1700

     

    9712 Antique German Silver Dish

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    An interesting piece of early German silver with a tobacco smoking scene to the centre. Original gilt interior. The little dish, or wine taster, has scalloped borders and scrolled side handles. Embossed to the centre is the figure of a man in 17th century clothing and smoking a giant pipe; a brazier stands on the table to the left. The cartouche is formed from embossed dots and foliage in typical 17thcentury style. Weight 95 grams, 3 troy ounces. Width across handles 13.15cm. Height 3.1cm. Top 12.8cm. German silver hallmarks stamped around the edge for Augsburg circa 1700. Maker probably “IK” unidentified.

  • 1701 - 1799

     

    8439 Early Continental Silver Bougie Box

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    An unusual antique silver wax jack, or taper holder, with cut card work and flower decoration to the body. The wax coil would have been contained inside the drum shaped box. Weight 103 grams, 3.3 troy ounces. Height 8.5 cms. Width 7.5 cms (excluding handle). Diameter 7 cms. Marked on the front with an assay scrape, Nuremberg mark and makers mark. 18th century. German.

  • Circa 1714

     

    9702 Antique German Beaker

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    A continental silver beaker of circular form raised on three ball feet. Gilt interior and traces of gilding to the exterior. The body is decorated with embossed and chased decoration of ribbons and fruit. Around the top is a faint border inscription with a possible date “1714”. Contains 300 ml. Weight 130 grams, 4.1 troy ounces Height 9.7cm. Diameter 8.5cm. Assay scrape to the base with German silver marks for Nurnberg. Maker’s mark IH over M. Circa 1714.

  • Circa 1720

     

    8223 Antique German Silver Spirit Funnel

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    A charming little antique silver funnel of single piece design without a pierced strainer. Funnels of this type were smaller in size and used for decanting liquor, or possibly perfume. Of plain form and having a simple band of hand engraved decoration around the top edge. Weight 32 grams, 1 troy ounce. Height 5.3 cm. Diameter 5.4 cm. Marked around the edge with German silver marks for the town Augsburg. Maker ‘S’ under 2 stars (Rosenberg page 202) Circa 1720.

  • Circa 1720

    Paul Solanier

    9682 Antique German Beaker

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    An antique continental silver beaker of slim tapering form on a spreading foot. Bright gilding to the interior and the exterior foot and rim. The body has two bands of hand chased flower and scroll decoration with hatching. Engraved initials P.E. Contains 200 ml. Weight 135 grams, 4.3 troy ounces. Height 10.5cm. Diameter 7.6cm. Stamped underneath with an assay scrape and German silver marks for Augsburg. Circa 1720. Maker Paul Solanier.

  • Circa 1730

     

    6643 Antique Nurnberg Silver Beaker

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    A good quality antique silver cup of tapering form and plain style. Simple shape with concentric ribbed detail to top and base. Original gilt interior. Weight 124 grams, 3.8 troy ounces. Height 9 cms. Diameter of top 7 cms. Marked underneath with assay scrape and “N” Nurnberg town mark. Makers mark IH. Circa 1730.

  • Circa 1749

     

    8128 Antique Augsburg Silver Candelabra

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    An early German single silver candelabra with a detachable top bearing 2 candle lights. Heavy cast silver. Excellent rococo style, typical of the period. Fixed candlestick nozzles. There is a charming old collection label on the underside. Weight 945 grams, 30.3 troy ounces. Total height 37.5 cms. Height of candlestick 24 cms. Spread across the branches 27 cms. Marked with German silver stamps on both top and base. Augsburg, Germany. Date letter for 1749. Makers mark “ATS”.

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