Tankard

On display

Tankard with cover, silver, parcel-gilt, inclosing a greyish glass cylinder, against which is a scrollwork in silver filigree. Above and below the silver-gilt is embossed and chased with bands of strapwork.

Details

  • Title

    Tankard

  • Associated place

    Hall-in-Tyrol (place of creation)
    Augsburg (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1565 - 1580
  • Material and technique

    glass, silver-gilt; filigree

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    20.5 cm (height)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 53 | European Goldsmiths' Work
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA2013.1.82

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Further reading

J.F. Hayward, Virtuoso Goldsmiths and the triumph of Mannerism, 1540-1620 (London, 1976), 494, 385

Wilson, Timothy, Winterbottom, Matthew, Treasures of the Goldsmith's Art: The Michael Wellby Bequest to the Ashmolean Museum (Ashmolean Museum University of Oxford, 2015)

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