A fine and rare silver beaker, Cologne c.1600

£7,950.00

Detailed Description

A fine and rare silver beaker, Cologne c.1600; the maker Ludwig Kaff Il; almost certainly it seems this piece was made for a lady; it is delicately engraved around the side with three Allegories of Virtue; there is a lady with a lamb for Gentleness; one with a sword and scales for Justice, and one with a pillar for Courage. The beaker measures 8 cms tall and 6 cms in diameter across the top; it weighs 3 ozs approx.