Bowl set with coins

One-handled bowl, the boss with a medallion of Christ and the Woman of Samaria at the well, around this are set sixteen Roman coins. On the handle a devil and scrollwork. The gilding perhaps later.


  • Title

    Bowl set with coins

  • Associated place

    Switzerland (probable) (probable place of creation)
    Germany (possible) (possible place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1500 - 1600
  • Material and technique

    parcel-silver-gilt, Roman coins

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    3.7 cm (height)
    14 cm (diameter)
    with handle 18.5 cm (diameter)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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