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A CONTINENTAL SILVER-MOUNTED AND IVORY TANKARD**

PROBABLY GERMAN, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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A CONTINENTAL SILVER-MOUNTED AND IVORY TANKARD**
Probably German, late 19th century
The silver base, lid and handle with chased decoration incorporating putti and scrolling foliage, the ivory central section carved in high relief with a continuous bacchanalian scene including satyrs, bacchante, animals and figures in chariots, the cover with a carved ivory finial formed as two putti, marked under the base with prestige marks
13in. (33cm.) high.
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Notice Regarding the Sale of Ivory and Tortoiseshell Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing ivory or tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
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