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A German parcel-gilt beaker and cover
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A German parcel-gilt beaker and cover

BAMBERG, EARLY 18TH CENTURY, MAKER'S MARK HH IN OVAL CARTOUCHE, (M. ROSENBERG, DER GOLDSCHMIEDE MERKZEICHEN, FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 1922, VOL. 1, P. 248, NO. 1096).

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A German parcel-gilt beaker and cover
Bamberg, early 18th century, maker's mark HH in oval cartouche, (M. Rosenberg, Der Goldschmiede Merkzeichen, Frankfurt am Main, 1922, vol. 1, p. 248, no. 1096).
Tapering cylindrical and on three ball feet, the detachable domed cover with ball finial, chased with a band of strapwork and foliage on a matted ground, the lower part of the body chased with scenes of deer, wild-boar and hare hunting and with three ribbon-tied laurel-wreath cartouches, each engraved with an inscription, marked on base, the cover unmarked
9in. (23cm.) high
19oz. (591gr.)
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The inscriptions read 'VIVAT Herr Ioan Conrad Gregel des Kaÿserlih Hohen Fürstentum Bamberg Ober Iager und Forstmeister'
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The inscriptions read 'VIVAT Herr Ioan Conrad Gregel des Kaÿserlih Hohen Fürstentum Bamberg Ober Iager und Forstmeister' which translated read 'Long live Johan Conrad Gregel, Chief Forester and Gamekeeper of the Imperial High Principality of Bamberg'
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