ANTIQUE 19thC GERMAN HANAU SOLID SILVER MASSIVE EMBOSSED FIGURAL TANKARD c.1880

ANTIQUE 19thC GERMAN HANAU SOLID SILVER MASSIVE EMBOSSED FIGURAL TANKARD c.1880

1,995.00

19th Century German Hanau Silver large lidded tankard, in the style of the early 16th Century example, beautifully chased and embossed with a very detailed and crowded battle scene, surrounded by a scrolling foliage in relief, large handle terminating with a ball finial, hinged domed cover in the same style applied with a scrolling thumb-piece and large fruit finial. Marked with German Hanau pseudo-marks, 800+ silver, Maker's marks unidentified.


REFERENCE NUMBER: A4272

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century rare and exceptional German Hanau Solid Silver impressively large lidded tankard, in the style of the early 16th Century example, beautifully chased and embossed with a very detailed and crowded battle scene, surrounded by a scrolling foliage in relief, large handle terminating with a ball finial, hinged domed cover in the same style applied with a scrolling thumb-piece and large fruit finial. 

The base is marked with German Hanau pseudo-marks (the piece has been acid tested 800+ grade of silver), Maker's marks unidentified, it dates to year 1880's. This is an extraordinary presentation piece, stunning quality and impressive size.

CONDITION

In Great Condition - no damage, just general wear. 

SIZE

Height: 39cm
Width: 28 x 22cm
Weight: 1580g