Antique Sterling Silver from Nelson and Nelson Antiques

Tall and Beautiful Antique Viennese Enamel & Silver Coverered Cup

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Please refer to our stock # BN642 when inquiring.
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
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Tall Classical Viennese enamel and silver covered cup, ca 1890. Tapering bowl with lobed vase on baluster stem on domed foot. Double-domed cover with figural finial in form of Neptune, a triton-holding bearded man in double and hose. Painted oval frames with mythological nymphs, fauns, cherubs. Allover Renaissance grotesque ornament on pale pink ground. Cover and foot rims have applied rinceaux borders embellished with masks, birds, and leaves heightened with enamel. Cover interior has painted scrollwork. Cup interior gilt. Beautiful fin-de-siècle Austrian craftsmanship in the Italianate style. Stamped Karl Rössler. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 26 1/4 x D 7 1/2 in. #BN642