A 19th century German silver-mounted and carved ivory tankard stamped with pseudo 18th century marks, second half of 19th century
Lot 123Y
A 19th century German silver-mounted and carved ivory tankard
stamped with pseudo 18th century marks, second half of 19th century
Sold for £7,500 (US$ 12,606) inc. premium
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Colonial and Continental Silver
A 19th century German silver-mounted and carved ivory tankard
stamped with pseudo 18th century marks, second half of 19th century
The body carved in high relief with a vineyard festival of standing and seated putto imbibing in wine and feasting on meat and fish, with a hound waiting for scraps from the table, trailing vine tendril above, the silver mount to foot and hinged cover decorated in the renaissance style with masks, fruit and scrolls on a matted ground, cover having a large and separate finial modelled as a reclining cherub, scroll handle formed as tiger mask with scroll issuing from its mouth, gilt washed lining, height 33.5cm.
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