14 - 16 February 2006
A German silver-gilt ecuelle with cover
Mark of Matthias Lotter, Augsburg, possibly 1696
Circular, with two openwork and engraved cast handles, both sides of the body finely engraved with a landscape scene in a cartouche surrounded by scrolling foliage, the detachable domed cover with three ball supports similarly engraved with another landscape scene, marked on base and cover
19.8 cm. wide
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For a comparable ecuelle by another maker see: H. Seling, Die Kunst der Augsburger Goldschmiede 1529-1868, Band II, Munchen, 1980, p. 535, no 534, illustrated.
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