Everard Auctions and Appraisals
Live Auction

Fall Southern Estates and Collections: Session I

Tue, Oct 17, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 146

German Silver VW Tray & Cups, w Cut Glass Pitcher

Estimate: $400 - $600
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Property from the Estate of Wilhelm Vorwig, Former CEO of the German Automobile Industry Association (VDA)


German Silver Volkswagen Tray and Cups, with Cut Glass Pitcher, comprising a continental silver tray with the Wolfsburg crest with gadrooned edge, marked 'Schrader Hamburg' on bottom, together with six continental silver cups with gadrooned feet, 4 3/8 in., bottom of tray and foot of cups with crescent moon and crown German marks, 835, and Jakob Grimminger maker's mark, and a cut glass and silverplate pitcher. 30.77 troy ounces of weighable continental silver.

Measurements: Height: of pitcher, 9 1/2 in. x Width: of plate, 9 3/4 in.


Overall good condition, general marks and scratches, tray scratched, cups tarnished, irregular tarnishing on pitcher.

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