25 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 6,875
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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