RECENT ACQUISITIONS - 1st June, 2018.

ANTIQUE 19thC GERMAN MONUMENTAL SOLID SILVER TANKARD, NERESHEIMER, HANAU c.1890

19th Century German silver-gilt lidded tankard, in the style of the early 17th century examples, beautifully chased and embossed with a very detailed and crowded boar and stag hunting scene, depicting Diana the huntress. The large and elaborate c-shaped handle mounted with a lion shield thumbpiece, the lobed lower body standing on four pierced ball shaped feet and lid surmounted with a realistically modelled figure of Diana and hound.

Hallmarked with German Hanau pseudo-marks used by B. Neresheimer & Sohne, Hanau.

Reference Number: A5320