Philippe d´Arschot

Date 1600

Period 1600-1750

Origin Leutschau (Levoča, Slovakia)

Medium Embossed, chiselled, engraved and gilded silver

Dimension 26 cm (10¹/₄ inches)

This high and narrow tankard has the particularity of having a decoration that is both embossed and chiselled, while being enhanced by an extremely fine engraving.
The body is decorated with three medallions illustrating scenes from Samson's life, taken from the Old Testament, and integrated with high-quality arabesques.
Weight: 726 grams

Date: 1600

Period: 1600-1750

Origin: Leutschau (Levoča, Slovakia)

Medium: Embossed, chiselled, engraved and gilded silver

Signature: Maker's mark a vase

Dimension: 26 cm (10¹/₄ inches)

Literature: Eva Toranová, Goldschmiedekunst in der Slovakei, 1982, p. 256.

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