A Hungarian silver-gilt cup and cover, maker's mark only, HB conjoined above a trefoil, circa 1540
- 24.7cm., 9 3/4 in. high
A German example attributed to Melchior Bair of Nuremberg and dating to 1535 is in the possession of Prince Starhemberg and can be found illustrated in Kohlhaussen, Nurnberger Goldschmiedkunst, Berlin, 1968, p. 466, fig. 671. A parcel-gilt silver and glass example by Friedrich Hillenbrandt (silver) and Georg Schwanhardt the Elder (glass), Nuremberg, circa 1590 and (the glass) 1630, was sold Sotheby's, Geneva, 18 May 1992, lot 84. It was later sold at Bonham's London, 2 May 2013, lot 34, in the Muhleib collection.