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Christie's Genève, 19 novembre 1996, lot 143.
M. Frankenburger,"Die Landshuter Goldschmiede",Oberbayerisches Archiv für vaterländische Geschichte, Munich, 1915, vol.59, p. 134.
Post Lot Text
A GERMAN SILVER-GILT CUP AND COVER
POSSIBLY LANDSHUT, LATE 16TH CENTURY, MAKER'S MARK GP CONJOINED PROBABLY FOR JOERG (GEORG) PLAICHHIERN
On circular domed base with waisted centre chased with a band of fruit and strapwork, the stem formed as Hercules wearing the Nemean lion's skin, the cup chased with three scenes emblematic of the Roman virtues, the domed cover with warrior finial, marked on bowl
Joerg (Georg) Plaichhiern is recorded as receiving two apprentices in his workshop in 1580 and 1582 (Max Frankenburger, "Die Landshuter Goldschmiede", in Oberbayerisches Archiv für vaterländische Geschichte, Munich, 1915, vol. 59, p. 134.)