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Auction: American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts
was auctioned on: 12 November 2019
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Estimate: US$300 - US$500
Price realised:  n. a.
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German parcel-gilt silver cup of Germantown interest Underside inscribed and dated "Benj Lehman 1801" Engraved with floral motifs surrounding three cartouches bearing religious imagery: memento mori scene with angel, skull, and hourglass; a figure holding flaming heart with earthly treasures; and a representation of the Roman Empire with various Christian countries and two doves; marked to underside; with box retaining provenance: "Henrietta E. Lehman/Given to her when a little girl by her great uncle Benjamin Lehman of Germantown." Weight: 3.565 oz. t. PROVENANCE: Stanley W. Root, Jr., Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania. Henrietta Brown and Benjamin Lehman, descendants of Godryd Lehman of Germantown, Pennsylvania.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Freeman's
Title: American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts
Date of the auction: 12 Nov 2019
Address: Freeman's
Philadelphia