Description & Technical information

Fine Silver-Gilt Bowl with inset coins of Polish dukes and earls.
The drinking bowl was probably primarily for the consumption of wine or brandy.
As a popular vessel form the low shell especially in the north and east of Europe was widespread: as – Bratina and – Kowsch in Russia, as – Kasa in Scandinavia, and as brandy, or tasting bowl in the rest of Europe.
Today the drinking bowl is one of the major collector's items.

Date:  1720
Period:  1600-1750, 18th century
Origin:  Germany, Berlin
Medium: silver-gilt
Signature: Marks: German ca 1720, no marks, probably Berlin

Dimensions: 8 cm (3¹/₈ inches)
Categories: Silver