Fine Augsburg tumbler-cup with elegant engraving

Object number 

City hallmarks: Augsburg  um 1681 see Seling No. 147

Maker’s mark: Johann Amende see Seling No. 1774

Height 5.4 cm, weight: 74 gr.

Prov: Barons von Stolzenberg

Detailed Description

Augsburg tumbler-cup

Silver, gilt.  Conical beaker with a profiled lip rim on a slightly arched base. The wall is adorned with three finely engraved architectural reserves between fruit bunches and acanthus.

The engraved coat of arms belong to the barons v. Stoltzenberg.

tumbler-cup

The tumbler-cup or stand-up cup was developed in the 17th century because the vessel will straighten up by itself if you tilt it on its side and then let it go

Maker: Johann Amende, born 1647, died 1719

Master around 1681