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Sixteenth century silver gilt coconut cup

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Description

Partially gilt silver coconut cup, ca 1580-1600. Unmarked, probably German. The top rim is engraced with hunting scenes. Popular item of the sixteenth century Royal courts, as pert of their collecting of the “exotic” ie coconuts, shells, and all exotic ,unknown things of the orient.

Height:25 cm

Listing ID: 68859e79e38e48fb

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