Saucer

On display

Saucer on high foot, silver-gilt; the upper surface painted on enamel with Venus and Adonis. The counter-enamel on the underside has misfired severely.

Details

  • Title

    Saucer

  • Artist/maker

    Paul Solanier (1635 - 1724) (goldsmith)
  • Associated place

    Augsburg (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1700
  • Material and technique

    enamel, silver-gilt

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    10.5 cm (diameter)
  • 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.

    WA2013.1.293

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Further reading

Weinhold, Ulrike, Emailmalerei: an Augsburger Goldschmiedearbeiten von 1650 bis 1750 (Deutscher Kunstverlag, Munich, 2000), 85

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