ANTIQUE 20thC AUSTRIAN SOLID SILVER GILT GEM SET & ENAMEL CUP & COVER c.1900

ANTIQUE 20thC AUSTRIAN SOLID SILVER GILT GEM SET & ENAMEL CUP & COVER c.1900

6,595.00

20th Century Austrian Gem-set and enamelled Silver gilt cup and cover, with four blue enamelled stems resting on a domed base applied with cast enamelled scrolls, with griffins supporting the inverted pear-shaped body and cover, all profusely applied with gem-set and enamelled cast scrollwork further applied with St George killing the dragon, the finial is cast as a Cupid.


REFERENCE NUMBER: A3575

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 20th Century Austrian Gem-set and enamelled Solid Silver gilt cup and cover, with four blue enamelled stems resting on a domed base applied with cast enamelled scrolls, with griffins supporting the inverted pear-shaped body and cover, all profusely applied with gem-set and enamelled cast scrollwork further applied with St George killing the dragon, the finial is cast as a Cupid.

The piece is excellent condition, very decorative and precious, typically Austrian, unmarked but acid tested shows a 900+ standard, the inside is engraved with a later memorial inscription dating 1938. The cup probably dates to the early 1900's.

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No damage.

SIZE

Height: 33cm
Width: 11cm
Weight: 1470g