Beaker

On display

Beaker, silver-gilt, octagonal, engraved with flowers. The lower part embossed and chased with shell-like motives. Engraved around the foot: ‘CHRISTOPH DOMEIGER.WE.MARIA.MAGDALENA.DESEN. EHLIBSTE’ and within ‘V.braunschweig 1683’.

Details

  • Title

    Beaker

  • Artist/maker

    possibly Hieronymus Peller (active 1670 - 1673) (goldsmith)
  • Associated place

    Nuremberg (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1670 - 1673
  • Material and technique

    parcel-gilt silver; embossed, chased

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    6.8 cm (height)
  • 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.

    WA2013.1.103.1

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Further reading

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), Band 1, Teil 1, no. 634.14, no. BZ24

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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