[NUMBER 588] 588 DRAGEOIR OR HANAP OF SILVER-GILT GERMAN, END OF 15TH CENTURY Cylindrical in form and on three supports formed by lions passant on molded rectangular plinths. The entire body as well as the cover repoussé with hemispherical bosses imitating a grape cluster. The cover is terminated by a finely modelled figure of St. Matthew hold-ing a hatchet and a closed book. Height, 8 inches Described and illustrated in color in « La Collection Spitzer », Paris, 1891, vol. 3, p. 3, No. 1. SALE, PARIS, 1893, CATALOGUE NUMBER 1701. [SEE ILLUSTRATION] 290