A fine and rare Spanish silver Bernegal C.1650

A fine and rare Spanish silver Bernegal C.1650
A fine and rare Spanish silver Bernegal C.1650 A fine and rare Spanish silver Bernegal C.1650 A fine and rare Spanish silver Bernegal C.1650 A fine and rare Spanish silver Bernegal C.1650
Offered by: Mayflower Antiques

Description

A fine and rare Spanish silver Bernegal, a form of drinking vessel with handles and lobed edges to the top of the bowl, which would have been passed around the table; the central spike is for a bezoar nut ( these were believed to possess magical powers to prevent poisoning); marked on the side of the bowl for Zaragosa, C.1650.

Height 8 cms; 16 cms across the handles; weight is 12 ozs approx.

Height: 8.00cm (3.15 inches)
Diameter: 16.00cm (6.30 inches)

Condition

Original condition.

Date

Circa 1650

Price

£31,500.00

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