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A German Silver Large Covered Cup, Hanau, Import Marks of Berthold Mueller, London, 1894

Estimate:

5,000 - 8,000 USD

Property from the Estate of Raymond Cheven

A German Silver Large Covered Cup, Hanau, Import Marks of Berthold Mueller, London, 1894

A German Silver Large Covered Cup, Hanau, Import Marks of Berthold Mueller, London, 1894

Estimate:

5,000 - 8,000 USD

Property from the Estate of Raymond Cheven


A German Silver Large Covered Cup, Hanau, Import Marks of Berthold Mueller, London, 1894


in 17th century style, the openwork stem formed by addorsed maidens, the columbine-form cup chased with fantastic masks and roundels of reclining figures and animals enclosed by strapwork, the cover formed as six dolphins with figural finial bearing a sword


marked on cup and cover with Hanau marks, marked throughout with English import marks


78 oz 15 dwt

2451 g

height 26 ¾ in.

68 cm

Interior with spots of solder that reinforce thin embossed areas, probably done at time of construction. Cover with uneven rim and some repaired splits at base of dolphin heads. Finial lacking something in left hand where there is a hook. Otherwise good condition.


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