A Baroque Eichstätt silver box for Saint Walpurga's oil

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A Baroque Eichstätt silver box for Saint Walpurga's oil

A small coffer formed as a trunk on four bun feet. Engraved throughout with rocailles and acanthus, the lid with a depiction of Saint Walpurga's grave in St. Wallburgin in Eichstätt. Containing six vacant compartments for glass bottles. With original lock and key. W 9; D 5.5; H 5 cm, weight 210 g.
Marks of Johann Sebastian Weizmann, circa 1740 - 60.

A further box by this master is housed in the Domschatz- und Diözesanmuseum Eichstätt.

Literature

Cf. an identical Eichstätt silver box illus. in cat.: Gar köstlich Ding, Die Kunst der Eichstätter Gold- und Silberschmiede, Eichstätt 2002. no. 40 ff.

Lot 1136 Dα

Estimate:
4.000 € - 6.000 €

Result:
3.968 €