A German silver-gilt tankard, maker's mark BG in monogram, Neisse, circa 1600
embossed with masks and fruit within strapwork, the cover with four sea monsters, caryatid handle with claw terminal, lion rampant finial, the interior of the cover with disc engraved with contemporary arms within the collar of the Golden Fleece and initials G H C de P
marked on base, rim with Austrian control marks circa 1810
height 7 3/4 in.
18 oz 5 dwt