A GERMAN SILVER SOUP TUREEN, COVER, LADLE AND STAND, WILHELM SCHULTZE, BREMEN, EARLY-20TH CENTURY
the hammered lobed bulbous body and cover, carved wood handles and finial, the ladle similarly decorated, the oval tray with scalloped ends
41.3cm., 16¼in. high
4377gr., 140oz. 14dwt.
The ladle and body fully marked. The tray and cover unmarked. 830 standard. The wooden handles scuffed. The liner to the bowl is absent.
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By repute Baronin Rudt von Collenberg, Schloss Hainstadt, Baden.