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Cup and cover

wood (maple-wood?), silver-gilt; carved

c. 1470 - 1510

27.5 cm height

Inscription/Mark: figures apparently '1224' (punched in the underside of the foot)

Provenance

Place of Creation: Southern Germany
Place of Creation: Switzerland

WA2013.1.12

Standing cup, the wooden body of gourd shape. The tall foot spreading finial and curling handle are of silver-gilt. At the top is a, probably later, roundel engraved with a grotesque mask.

Literature

Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.

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