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V. Laloux et P. Cruysmans, Le bestiaire des orfèvres, L'oeil du hibou, Suisse, 1994, illustr. p.70.
Post Lot Text
A GERMAN SILVER-GILT CUP FORMED AS A HORSE
MAKER'S MARK OF WOLF CHRISTOPH RITTER, NUREMBERG, CIRCA 1640
The oblong base chased with landscapes and applied with two frogs, two snails, a snake and a salamander, the prancing horse with detachable head, marked on rim, assay scrape beneath base