A large German parcel-gilt silver fruit-shaped cup and cover, Jeremias Vogel, Augsburg, 1612-16
the gourd-shaped body and cover chased with fruiting garlands among scrolling foliate strap-work, the finial modelled as a two-handled urn with a sheet-scroll floral bouquet, the openwork scrolling tri-form stem capped with dolphin masks, between sheet-scroll work, on a domed circular base with lobed border
38.5cm., 15 1/8 in. high
580gr., 18oz. 12dwt.