On display

Tankard, silver-gilt with open-work appliques. The hinged lid has a high thumbpiece, the handle is formed as a siren. Around the body figural scenes, on the lid and base scrollwork, including on the lid winged putti.


  • Title


  • Artist/maker

    August Hosse (active 1684 - 1735) (goldsmith)
  • Associated place

    Halle an der Saale (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1690
  • Material and technique

    silver-gilt, silver (cagework)

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    23.9 cm (height)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 53 | European Goldsmiths' Work
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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