A German silver-gilt mounted nautilus cup
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A German silver-gilt mounted nautilus cup

NUREMBERG, LATE 17TH CENTURY, MAKER'S MARK HC MONOGRAM IN SHIELD SHAPED CARTOUCHE

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A German silver-gilt mounted nautilus cup
Nuremberg, late 17th century, maker's mark HC monogram in shield shaped cartouche
On spreading oval foot repoussé and chased with panels of shells, the stem formed as a standing female figure with a pair of doves resting on her left hand, with beaded scroll brackets above, the shell bowl held by four winged grotesque demi-figures, with scroll and rosette straps, the plain rim lightly prick-engraved with scroll flowers, marked on base and rim mount
9¾in. (25cm.) high
gross 12oz. (374gr.)
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