Terrine for Grand Duke (Friedrich Carl Joseph) Georg von Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Germany, Neustrelitz 1836


measures: h. 30,0 cm

weight: 4150 gr.

hallmark: Gottfried Christian David Petschler, Neustrelitz, dated 1836

This laborious worked terrine belongs to an extensive set of silver objects for the Grand Duke (Friedrich Carl Joseph) Georg von Mecklenburg-Strelitz designed in the taste of the French Empire. The cover bears the coat of arms of the Grand duke, who was a younger brother of Queen Luise of Prussia and consequently the brother-in-law of King Friedrich-Wilhelm III.


A further terrine from this set has been were auctioned by Christie’s London, 24. Mai 20, Sale 15491 (The Collector: Silver & 19th Century Furniture, Sculptor & Works of Art), Lot 485 (GBP 22.500).




Wolfgang Scheffler, Goldschmiede Mittel- und Norddeutschlands, Berlin 1980, p. 233, Fig. 53, 57