Description & Technical information
The terrine was formed along the lines of an ancient kantharos. It has an oval stepped foot, an urn-shaped vessel body with one in the middle steeply rising lid and a leaf rosette on top.
The knob in the form of an artichoke. An embossed frieze of acanthusspirals – with a rosette center – runs along the edge. Angular broken cantharos-like handle.Weight: 3.643 gr.
Date: 1793/ 96
Period: 1750-1850, 18th century
Medium: Parcel-gilt silver
Dimensions: 45.5 cm (17⁷/₈ inches)
Provenance: Collection Graf von Reichenbach-Goschütz in Gündel, 1942, pic. 86
Literature: Hintze No 175 and Christian Gündel, 1942, Die Goldschmiedekunst in Breslau, p. 37 and t. 86
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