Impressive German Silver Gilt Pineapple Cup With Lion Cover And Knight In Armor


Impressive German  Silver Gilt Pineapple Cup With Lion Cover And Knight In Armor

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Impressive German Silver Gilt Pineapple Cup With Lion Cover And Knight In Armor:
$2,031




REMARKABLE GERMAN PARCEL GILT CUP WITH CROWNED LION COVER AND KNIGHT IN ARMOR

PRESENTED IS AN ITRICATELY-CRAFTED GERMAN PARCEL GILT SILVER PINEAPPLE CUP CREATED BY JEAN L. SCHLINGLOFF OF HANAU (Ca. 1910) AND RETAILED BY CARL WEISHAUPT IN MUNICH;

THIS REMARKABLE PINEAPPLE CUP IS IN EARLY 17th CENTURY NUREMBERG TASTE; THE ELABORATE PINEAPPLE BODY GILDED AND ABOVE A FIGURAL STANDARD OF AN ARMORED KNIGHT WITH A SHIELD IN ONE HAND AND A Flag IN THE OTHER. RAISED ON A STEEPLY DOMED, WAISTED AND LOBED GILT FOOT. THE FIITED COVER IS MOUNTED WITH A FIGURAL FINIAL OF A LION RAMPANT REGARDANT WITH A CROWN ON ITS HEAD AND THE PAWS RESTING ON A SHIELD; EXCELLENT CONDITION-- SOME WEAR TO GILT AS EXPECTED WITH AGE; HEIGHT: 21 1/2" (54.5 CENTIMETERS); WEIGHT: 51 STANDARD OUNCES (1,446 GRAMS)





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On May-23-13 at 16:34:04 PDT, seller added the following information:

FOR COMPARISON PURPOSES, PLEASE SEE THE LINK BELOW OF A SIMILAR, YET LARGER, HANAU PINEAPPLE CUP THAT SOLD AT CHRISTIES FOR THE EQUIVALENT OF $38,000.


Impressive German Silver Gilt Pineapple Cup With Lion Cover And Knight In Armor:
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