ANTIQUE 20thC RARE GERMAN SOLID SILVER GILT MASSIVE CUP & COVER, HANAU c.1910

ANTIQUE 20thC RARE GERMAN SOLID SILVER GILT MASSIVE CUP & COVER, HANAU c.1910

6,595.00

REFERENCE NUMBER: A4108

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DESCRIPTION

 

Antique 20th Century rare and impressively large Renaissance-style German Solid Silver-gilt steeple cup and cover, exceptionally large (80 cm tall), the design derived from the German standing cups crafted in Nuremberg in the 16th / 17th century. The tall cup rests on a domed lobed foot, baluster stem flanked by scrolls, the large body also lobed and applied with stylized foliage, pull-off cover featuring the same decoration surmounted by a large figural finial depicting cupid.

The piece is Hallmarked with pseudo-marks for German silver made in Hanau, maker unknown to me, acid tested it shows a 800+ silver standard, dating to the 1900-10's.

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No damage, just general wear.

SIZE

Height: 80cm

Width: 25.5cm

Silver Weight: 4480g