A German octagonal silver-gilt goblet with inscription in Hebrew, Augsburg, c.1740
Lot 73
An early 18th century German silver-gilt kiddush cup By Franz Christoph Mederle, Augsburg 1740
Sold for £9,375 (US$ 15,757) inc. premium
Auction Details
A German octagonal silver-gilt goblet with inscription in Hebrew, Augsburg, c.1740
Lot Details
An early 18th century German silver-gilt kiddush cup
By Franz Christoph Mederle, Augsburg 1740
Bowl of tapering octagonal form and each panel embossed with alternate panels of rococo scroll/acanthus leaves and flowers, and engraved around the rim with a Hebrew inscription, raised on an inverted knop stem and domed foot chased with frosted leaves, height 12.2cm, weight 3.6oz.

Footnotes

  • The inscription relates to Moses speaking to the children of Israel about the appointed times and festivals of God.
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