A large silver gilt astrological goblet

A large silver gilt astrological goblet

Columbine cup with a gadrooned waisted foot and short shaft supporting a gadrooned cuppa embossed with allegorical depictions of the Moon, Saturn, Mars, Venus, Jupiter, and Luna. The correponding lid crowned by a figure of a Roman soldier. H 58 cm, weight 1,824 g.
Presumably Hanau, pseudomarks in the manner of Nuremberg, maker's mark "IB", late 19th C.


Auctioned by Christie's Geneva, 26.4.1977, lot 252.


Cf. a goblet in a book of designs by the Schleissner & Söhne company in Hanau, illus. in cat.: Tafel- und Schausilber des Historismus in Hanau, Tübingen 1992, no. 28, illus. 16.

Lot 447

6.000 € - 7.000 €

3.720 €