Meticulously engraved with the longitudes and latitudes of the four continents. and topped by a figure holding a crested tablet, the undated 16in (42cm) entry, with a knopped stem and circular foot, caught the attention of several dealers and collectors and sold at £4600.
£4600 German cup winner
ALTHOUGH the 616-lot sale held by Thomson, Roddick & Medcalf (15% buyer’s premium) in Edinburgh took place back on June 23, the sale highlight merits recording. This was the finely worked silver gilt globe cup, right, probably made in Germany.