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Lot 445 Dα

A large Peruvian silver box

Auction 1140 - overview Cologne
15.11.2019, 11:00 - Decorative Arts I (Silver)
Estimate: 4.000 € - 6.000 €
Result: 7.440 € (incl. premium)

A large Peruvian silver box

Large round-topped coffer resting on four herm feet. Decorated throughout with scrolls, shellwork, grapes, and cherub's heads flanked by birds and harpies. With a large embossed latch. Lined with red velvet. W 43.5; D 25.5; H 30 cm, weight 5,033 g.
Alto Peru, unmarked, 18th C.


Rhenish aristocratic ownership, purchased in South America.


Cf. cat.: Silberschätze aus Südamerika, Munich 1981, no. 50; for this decor cf. also no. 24, 65.