silver-ware

Not really sure where this Silverware holder would be used for, but it sure is adorable! I cannot find the website for this and I really would love too!

Tankard, c.1560, North German, silver, parcel gilt, Ashmolean Museum

From the Ashmolean: 

This unusually large tankard is related to the Hansekanne, a style of tankard particular to the Hanse towns of Northern Germany. Such a tankard was considered a symbol of status amongst the merchant class who traded around the Baltic Sea. Many of the decorative features on this tankard, such as the male and female busts and broad bands of applied ornament, are associated with designs by the famous Hamburg goldsmith, Jacob Mores.