Silver Double Cup By Simon Rosenau, Bad Kissingen, Germany, Circa 1880.
Beautifully chased and relief with fruit ornaments, both bases are engraved with an armorial crest.
One fitting into the other as a lid.
Gilt (gold washed) interior.
Marked with German (800, crescent moon and crown) silver marks and maker's mark for the renowned silversmith Simon Rosenau, French import marks (Simon Rosenau had a branch in Paris - see below).
Very good condition.
Height - 15.5cm / 6.1in.
Diameter - 7cm / 2.75in.
Weight: 150gr / 4.82oz.
Simon Rosenau (1839-1920) started in Kissingen in 1862, he also had a branch in Paris. He was first listed as a "Hofantiquar" (supplier of silver to the royal Bavarian court).