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THE MEDINGEN CUP
A GERMAN PARCEL-GILT CUP AND COVER
MAKER'S MARK OF HANS CHRISTOPHER LAUER, NUREMBERG, 1609-1629
On circular waisted lobed base, the beaded stem with three scroll brackets, the bowl and cover similarly chased with lobes, with two-handled vase of flowers finial, engraved under the foot with an inscription, and on cover with initials GW beneath a crown, marked on foot
The inscription reads 'AMBT MEDINGEN' which loosely translates as District of Medingen.