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A GERMAN SILVER-GILT TANKARD
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A GERMAN SILVER-GILT TANKARD

MARK OF DIETRICH THOR MOYE, HAMBURG, 1631-1651

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A GERMAN SILVER-GILT TANKARD
MARK OF DIETRICH THOR MOYE, HAMBURG, 1631-1651
Facetted tapering cylindrical, on spreading foot, engraved with foliage and chased with alternating auricular and shell bosses, the hinged cover similarly decorated, with bifurcated scroll thumbpiece and later cast pineapple finial, engraved underneath with initials 'J.M.G.F', marked under base
6 ¾ in. (17.1 cm.) high
18 oz. 16 dwt. (584 gr.)
Provenance
with Martina Erica Spica, Lugano, 2002.
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