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Trenckbecher

Conical beaker flared at the lip with circular foot and lid and 'cotton reel' finial, the whole lightly engraved with scenes and passages from Aesop's Fables and from the imprisonment of the engraver, Frederick Baron Trenck.; Pewter tankard with the entire surface covered in engraved scenes and inscriptions, mainly in German but also in French. One of the scenes shows the Baron chained to the wall…