The large Charles II jar has a baluster body embossed and chased with putti amongst scrolling foliage with two plain oval cartouches.
Ginger jar & cover by Jacob Bodendeich, 16741675
Photo: courtesy of Sotheby's
- Silver Dimensions: Height: 47 cm, 2.9kg
- Art Fund grant:
- £13,000 ( Total: £52,000; Tax remission)
- Acquired in:
- Private vendor
The domed cover has a laurel border and is similarly decorated. The jar combines Oriental and European styles. Also known as Baluster vase and cover.
Sir Ernest Cassel; then by descent.
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