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    Sale 7628

    Important Silver Including a Collection of Viennese Silver-Gilt Mounted Hardstone Works of Art

    25 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 107

    A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER TANKARD

    MARK OF HANS NICOLAS MÜLLNER, NUREMBERG, CIRCA 1670

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    A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER TANKARD
    MARK OF HANS NICOLAS MÜLLNER, NUREMBERG, CIRCA 1670
    Cylindrical on three paw-capped ball feet, the sides chased with landscapes with buildings, separated by trailing foliage, the hinged cover with fruit finial and double scroll thumbpiece, marked underneath and on cover
    7½ in. (19 cm.) high
    22 oz. (690 gr.)


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    A similar tankard, also by Müllner, is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum, New York and is illustrated in Nürnberger Goldschmiedekunst 1541-1868, Nuremburg, 2007, vol. II, p. 924, no. 547.

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