Circular relief with young Bacchus seated on a barrel

Circular relief, silver, slightly convex, embossed and chased; the young Bacchus seated on a barrel, with background scenes related to wine making.


  • Title

    Circular relief with young Bacchus seated on a barrel

  • Associated place

    France (possible) (possible place of creation)
    Germany (possible) (possible place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1580 - 1610
  • Material and technique

    silver, embossed, chased

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    17.1 cm (diameter)
    1 cm (depth)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

J.F. Hayward, Virtuoso Goldsmiths and the triumph of Mannerism, 1540-1620 (London, 1976), 394, 375

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