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A LARGE SILVER-GILT TANKARD

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A LARGE SILVER-GILT TANKARD
by Henrik August Long, St. Petersburg, 1825

Of cylindrical form, on tapering circular fluted base, overall engraved and chased with laurel and vine leaves with grapes enclosing gilt set coins depicting the profils of Alexander I, Wichart Joachim Heinrich von Moellendorf, Wilhelm King of Prussia and others, within two rims depicting vine leaves and grapes on reeded ground, the hinged tapering cover with fluted rim enclosing a large coin depicting the profil of Alexander I within a oak and laurel leaf wreath, with a scroll handle. 24.5 cm high
(2,120 gr)
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