Lot 226. A German silver-gilt gourd-shaped cup and cover, Hans Weienmayr, Augsburg, 1610-12, and later; 25.6cm., 10 1/8 in. high; 287gr., 9oz. 4dwt. Estimate 2,500 — 3,500 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018.
the body chased fruit bouquets within scrolling strap-work on a matted ground, the cover and foot similarly chased, the finial cast as Bacchus, later sheet-scroll work and girdled stem, later Austrian control marks.