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    Sale 7614

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    24 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 21

    A GERMAN SILVER MOUNTED IVORY LIDDED TANKARD

    LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GERMAN SILVER MOUNTED IVORY LIDDED TANKARD
    LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The domed repoussé lid surmounted by a figure of Mars, the body carved in high-relief with a continuous scene depicting Crusaders and Turks being attacked by lions, applied with a scrolled herm handle, on a spreading foliate cast foot, spurious marks to the underside
    11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high


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