A mid 17th century German silver and parcel-gilt covered beaker on three ball feet by Franz Finsinger, Leipzig, third quarter of 17th century. Estimate £1,000 – 1,500 (€1,300 – 2,000). Photo Bonhams.
he sides embossed with three oval panels each depicting a profile of a monarch in profile and engraved « IOH GEORG 1 – 111 D. SAX », with pendant fruit between, the separate pull-off cover embossed and chased with elongated oval panels of rural scenes and fruit, applied with a ball finial, height 15cm, weight 6.5oz.
Bonhams. SILVER AND OBJECTS OF VERTU, 25 Feb 2015 11:00 GMT – LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE