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Pyx

parcel-gilt silver, silver

c. 1500 - 1510

8.5 cm height; 7.2 cm diameter

Inscription/Mark: the Baselstab: emblem of the see and city of Basel (engraved underneath)

Provenance

Place of Creation: Basel

WA2013.1.14

Secular silver pyx, parcel-gilt, the lid of trumpet-form, with a bowl hinged finial. The lid engraved with a scale pattern; eight arched New-Testament scenes inscribed in German with the Lords Prayer. Engraved under with the Baselstab, the emblem of the see and city of Basel.

Literature

Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.

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