Christian Friedrich Herold (active about 1750–70)
Object Place: Europe, Konigsburg, Germany
Overall: 19.1cm (7 1/2in.) Other (Overall): 12.7cm (5in.)
Medium or Technique
Silver, partially gilded
Not On View
Cylindrical, slightly everted rim, on splayed molded base. Low domed cover. Sides, bottom & cover inset with coins dating from 1650 to 1737; incised scroll design as background. Small medallions with heads on molding of base & cover. Double scroll handle, pine cone (?) purchase. Marks on bottom: DFH in rectangle, Q in shaped punch, and another.
CFH, mark of Christian Friedrich Herold, Koenigsberg. Master, ca. 1752 (Rosenberg II, p. 218, mark no. 2882.
Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Arthur Tracy Cabot