A large German silver-gilt commemorative tankard, Matthäus Bock, Königsberg, 1680
cylindrical form, the body embossed and chased with Jephthah and his Daughter, the victorious warrior wrings his hands when he realises the sacrifice he must make, his unsuspecting daughter arrives celebrating with drums and tambourines, the cover inset with a medallion commemorating the marrige of the King of Poland, hollow scroll handle with bifurcated scrolling thumbpiece, marked to cover and body
27.2cm., 10 1/2in. high
1582.5gr., 50oz. 16dwt.