rock-crystal, parcel-gilt silver; carved
c. 1500 - 1510 (?)
19 cm height
Inscription/Mark: 19th century French swan import (engraved under the foot)
Place of Creation: Italy
The standing container is formed of three small carved rock-crystal bowls on a triple scrolling stand. The finial is formed as a grotesque double-sided figure with satyr's legs, male on one side, female on the other, holding up another piece of rock-crystal. Engraved beneath the foot is a book.
Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.