Very Fine German Parcel-Gilt Silver Soup Tureen

Object Number: #606

Marks: Breslau 1793, 96
Maker: Tobias Meyer

long over handle 45,5 cm; weight: 3.643 gr.

Literature:
s. Hintze No 175 and Christian Gündel, 1942, Die Goldschmiedekunst in Breslau, p. 37 and t. 86

Detailed Information

Very Fine German Parcel-Gilt Silver Soup Tureen

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.

Provenance: collection Graf von Reichenbach-Goschütz in Gündel, 1942, fig. 86