Rare German Silver Gilt Ewer (1659 to 1663 German)
Rare German Silver Gilt Ewer (1659 to 1663 German)Rare German Silver Gilt Ewer (1659 to 1663 German)Rare German Silver Gilt Ewer (1659 to 1663 German)Rare German Silver Gilt Ewer (1659 to 1663 German)Rare German Silver Gilt Ewer (1659 to 1663 German)Rare German Silver Gilt Ewer (1659 to 1663 German)Rare German Silver Gilt Ewer (1659 to 1663 German)Rare German Silver Gilt Ewer (1659 to 1663 German)Rare German Silver Gilt Ewer (1659 to 1663 German)Rare German Silver Gilt Ewer (1659 to 1663 German)

Rare German Silver Gilt Ewer (1659 to 1663 German)

£30,000.00

Detailed Description

A Rare German Silver Gilt Ewer; mark of Martin II Heuglin, Augsburg 1659 – 1663. The bowl with scroll handle and grotesque mask spout, on a spreading food and with detachable cover. The foot, body and cover each chased with foliage and flowers, the cover and rim each crimped; marked in foot, cover and near rim each crimped; marked on foot, cover and near rim, and further struck with a later Austrian tax mark. Approx 5 3/4 inches high, and approx 10ozs in weight.

A ewer of similar form by Melchior Burtenbach, Ausburg 1652 is illustrated in C. Oversizer ‘Deutsches SIlber 1550 – 1850 Formen unde Typen’ Munich, 1987, page 62 no. 81