Cup and cover

On display

Silver cup and cover, parcel-gilt; the cup embossed with hemi-spherical protrusions. The stem and finial formed as twisted twigs. The foot openwork with flowers. Later inscription round the rim.

Details

  • Title

    Cup and cover

  • Artist/maker

    Melchior Mager (1586 - 1618) (goldsmith)
  • Associated place

    Nuremberg (place of creation)
  • Date

    1592 - 1594
  • Material and technique

    parcel-gilt silver

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    43.5 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.

    WA2013.1.80

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Further reading

Kurt Wettengl, Georg Flegel 1566-1638, Stilleben (Stuttgart, 1993), 10, 61-62, illus. 62

Karin Tebbe, Ursula Timann, Thomas Eser, Ralf Schürer, Birgit Schübel, Peggy Grosse, Said Habib, Ulrike Rathjen, Nürnberger Goldschmiedekunst 1541-1868, 3 (Verlag des Germanischen Nationalmuseums, Nuremberg, 2007), 548.01, Band 1, Teil 1; no. 548.01, no. BZ09

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