Coconut cup

Coconut cup, parcel-gilt silver mounts; incorporating on the straps three all'antica heads; the rim engraved.


  • Title

    Coconut cup

  • Associated place

    Zürich (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1525 - 1550 or 1850 - 1900
  • Material and technique

    silver-gilt, nut; carved

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    22 cm (height)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Marc Rosenberg, Der Goldschmiede Merkzeichen (Frankfurt, 1922-28), 9008, 9034

Otto von Falke, The Art Collection Eugen Gutmann (Berlin, 1912), 118, 35, Tafel 29

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