Antique German Silver Beaker


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Object Description

A rare antique silver beaker of tall tapering form. Excellent large size and still retains the original bright gilt finish. Around the body there is a hand engraved leaf and scroll decoration containing three exquisite quality vignettes of old testament bible scenes. The foot is decorated with a stamped bead and flower ornament. Contains 700 ml. Weight 187 grams, 6 troy ounces. Height 18 cm. Diameter of top 10.9 cm. Frankfurt, Germany c.1700. Maker Samuel Burckenholtz (see photo of text from Rosenberg), a documented maker of engraved beakers of this type.

Object Condition

This superb antique beaker is in very good condition with no damage or restoration. Excellent patina. The engraving is still crisp. Stamped underneath with German silver marks. The gilt is original and bright with a small amount of wear completely in keeping with its age.
Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.

Object Details

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By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)207 288 1939
+44 (0)7904 297419

Dealer Location

Vault 31-32
The London Silver Vaults
53-64 Chancery Lane
London WC2A 1QS

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