A GERMAN SILVER-GILT BEAKER AND COVER, JOHANN ERHARD HEUGLIN II, CIRCA 1721-25
of ribbed and fluted campana form, applied with male and female portrait medallions on engraved Régence ornament, scratched inventory mark under foot, body and cover also with Austrian control mark
14.2cm., 5 ¾ in. high
Minor dents to rim of cover, otherwise good condition, excellent colour.
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Johann Erhard Heuglin was a specialist toilet set maker. His surviving work includes examples for the leading houses of Europe, see Helmut Seling, Die Augsburger Gold-und-Silberschmiede 1529-1868, Munich, 2007, no. 2096