ANTIQUE GERMAN SILVER GILT MOUNTED OSTRICH EGG POMANDER / POT POURRI / SCENT HOLDER c. 1900

ANTIQUE GERMAN SILVER GILT MOUNTED OSTRICH EGG POMANDER / POT POURRI / SCENT HOLDER c. 1900
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c. 1900 Hanau Germany
A gorgeous German Silver Gilt Mounted Ostrich Egg Cup and Cover standing on a tall Silver Gilt Spread Pedestal Foot and embellished with Silver Gilt Strap Work. The fitted lid features a classical style figural finial. The Lid and Foot of the Egg feature navy blue cabochon stones inset into the silver gilt mount.
when opened the lid reveals a hinged grill with a mounted coin in the centre allowing the cup and cover to be used as a Pot Pourri or Scent Holder. The inset coin or medal bares the image of the Holy Roman Emperor Francis.

Date - c. 1900.
Made in Hanau, Germany.
Maker - Shows the sickle mark of Schleissner.

Approx. Total Weight - 972g.
Approx. Height - 33.6cm
Approx. Diameter of Egg - 12cm
Made in Hanau Germany
Date - 1900

CONDITION

This Item is in excellent condition.

MEDIUM

Solid Silver - 800 Standard.

SIGNED/INSCRIBED

German Hallmarks on Foot.
SOLD

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