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Early silver beaker

Early silver beaker
Early silver beaker

Description

A huge silver beaker , decorated with silver coins. The lip of the beaker is engraved and fire gilt. Unmarked , Hungarian ca 1640. The beaker is engraved with an armorial. All contemporary. Some of these over sized beakers were made in Transylvania / in the 17 century Transylvania was part of Hungary / and were made probably as important gifts between the aristocracy, but some of them were gifts to the church / as some inscriptions suggest/
The beaker is 21 cm high and the weight is 679 grams

Listing ID: 99452c19c334f8fa

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