Early 18th Century German Silver Ecuelle and Cover


Stock: 9884

Date: 1724 - 1728

Maker: Johann Christoph Treffler

Country: Germany

A rare and highly desirable antique silver bowl with matching lid, the cast side handles with face masks and foliate...

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A rare and highly desirable antique silver bowl with matching lid, the cast side handles with face masks and foliate scroll work. Handy size, suitable for serving vegetables. The cover, applied with portrait medallions and three scroll and dolphin feet, can be inverted for use as a bowl stand or a spoon tray. The rim of the bowl and cover are hand engraved with decorative strapwork designs. The centre top has a large monogram with intertwined initials in old fashioned script, repeated to the outside of the bowl (worn).

Weight 391 grams, 12.5 troy oz.
Height 6cm (bowl), 9.5cm (bowl and lid). Diameter 13.4cm. Spread 22cm.
German silver marks for Augsburg 1724-28.
Maker Johann Christoph Treffler.
18th century.

Marks. Marked to the lid with town mark and makers mark ICT. The base with assay scrape only.

Literature. A shallow, two-handled bowl and cover, used for individual servings of soup or porridge. Usually made of silver or porcelain, occasionally faience, it was a popular shape in France in the 18th century.


In very good condition. Fully matching. Slight wear to the engravings.

Maker Information

Maker: Johann Christoph Treffler

Johann Christoph Treffler (ca. 1652-1722, master ca. 1680). Master silversmith working in Augsburg, Germany during the late 17th, early 18th century,

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