Lot 1409

A large German coin tankard, late 19th century

International Orders & Military Collectibles | A83m | Live auction | 577 Lots

Description

Silver, gilt, the bottom with mark of fineness "800" with crown and maker’s mark. The body in the upper part with two surrounding decorative grooves, underneath them five inlaid five-mark pieces, in the centre of the hinged lid a five-mark piece (one inscribed (tr.) "Otto King of Bavaria", two (tr.) "Wilhelm German Emperor King of Prussia", three (tr.) "Wilhelm II German Emperor King of Prussia"). Elegantly curved, S-shaped, round handle, ball-shaped thumb piece. Three ball feet, decorated at the base with applied foliage. Height 24.5 cm, weight 1520 g .
Heavy, representative silver tankard from the imperial era, presumably a gift of honour.

Condition: II - Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction includes 580 lots and starts on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 1001 - 1580. The pre-sale viewing will take place from Oct. 18 - 21 and Oct. 28 - 31, 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.