Helmet-shaped Ewer “helmkanne” in Silver, Augsburg, Circa 1690 - 1720
Helmet-shaped ewer or "Helmkanne" from the Louis XIV period, with the city of Augsburg hallmark and the capital "M" maker's mark. On an oval shower stand that bears the zigzag line, often used back then to verify the silver purity of the item.(Probestich). Weight 385 grams. Dimensions: Total Length: 16,5 cm (Foot 8.5 cm x 7.5 cm) - Diameter top body 8 cm - Height: 19.5 cm.