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A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER-MOUNTED CARVED IVORY TANKARD

APPARENTLY UNMARKED, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY, OF 17TH CENTURY STYLE

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A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER-MOUNTED CARVED IVORY TANKARD
APPARENTLY UNMARKED, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY, OF 17TH CENTURY STYLE
The handle modelled as a female figure rising from a grotesque mask and terminating in a dolphin's head, bifurcated scroll thumbpiece, mounts chased with vignettes of St. George slaying the dragon and other figures separated by fruit and flowers, the finial modelled as a knight in chain-mail on rearing horse, a frog by the horse's foot, the sides finely carved in high relief with a ferocious battle scene including hounds savaging a fallen horse, a man loading a crossbow and a mounted knight falling back, pierced by an arrow, gilt interior
16 in. (41 cm.) high
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Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and 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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