Cup and cover

On display

Cup and cover, silver-gilt, on the cover a pinecone finial is supported by two scrolling brackets. On the body embossed three masks in relief; the surface is etched and chased with strapwork and minute scrolls. Within the cover, is a cast medallion with 'CHRISTOF:FABIUS. GUGEL V.I.D.AET.55.AO:85'.

Details

  • Title

    Cup and cover

  • Associated place

    Nuremberg (place of creation)
  • Date

    1585
  • Material and technique

    silver-gilt; cast, chased, etched

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    23 cm (height)
  • No. of items

    2

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.

  • Museum location

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

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA2013.1.153

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Further reading

Marc Rosenberg, Der Goldschmiede Merkzeichen (Frankfurt, 1922-28), 3880c, 3881

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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