Extremely rare, small Ladies Lid Pumpkin
Bayreuth, circa 1710
Marked "SR" for Simon Richter (master 1675), engraved owner monogram "S.A.V.R." Silver, driven, engraved and punched. On stand with diagonal godron decoration and pearl frieze the cylindrical wall with mostly planar punched background, strap handle with two-part Thumb rest. The lid at the edge also decorated as the stand and with ornamental engraving.
According to the previous owner of Reitzenstein´schem ownership.
Height 9 cm.
Scheffler, goldsmith of Upper Franconia, Berlin 1989, p. 77.
Quality lidded tankard with snake skin decoration
Probably Frankfurt am Main, around 1600
Driven and punched, fire gilded.
About Stand ring with narrow ornament ribbon the conical, area-wide finely punched wall, on the handle pearl decor. The high arched lids with baluster shaped Knob on ornamented, flat cylinder.
Height 15.5 cm, weight approx. 332 g.
Small baroque lidded tankard
Prenzlau, around 1710
Marked Master Conrad Friedrich Wilpert (Berlin 1675-1720, since 1699 citizen in Prenzlau), Austrian Repunzierungsstempel from 1806/07.
Silver, chased and punched, partly gold-plated.
Over arched stand with fine acanthus leaf volutes the cylindrical wall, top and bottom with circumferential ribbonwork decoration at the bottom and Leaf fans. The strap handle with godronized Ball trigger, repeated on the cover the ornament of the pedestal, in the middle St. Andrew's coin.
Height 11.5 cm.
Scheffler, goldsmiths of Central and Northern Germany, Berlin 1980, pp. 169 and 271-272.