A German silver-gilt tankard, Jakob Thurnover, Augsburg, 1590-95
Finely chased with a continuous early morning stag hunt in three ovals, interrupted by male and female masks with exaggerated foreheads on a matt ground with fruit and strapwork, repeated at the hinged cover, lion finial, underside with contemporary initials MHP and IMTH
13.6cm., 5 1/4in. high
409gr., 13 oz.