A German ivory tankard
A German ivory tankard
A German ivory tankard
A German ivory tankard
A German ivory tankard
A German ivory tankard
A German ivory tankard
A German ivory tankard

A German ivory tankard

1875 to 1899 Germany

Offered by Wick Antiques Ltd

£36,000 gbp
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of cylindrical form with a hinged lid and applied ornate scroll handle, very finely carved throughout, the central field showing the abduction of Persephone by Pluto in a chariot drawn by horses on one side and the goddesses Aphrodite, Athena and Hera (a reference to the Judgement of Paris), beneath a sky filled with clouds and putti carrying flaming torches, the flanged cover with bands of foliate scrolls, the finial and the hinge surmounted by further putti, the handle in the form of a mermaid. German, late 19th century.
Dimensions
Height 17.50 inch (44.45 cm)
Width 11.00 inch (27.94 cm)
Medium
Ivory
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