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Standing cup

Maker:
Michel Mader (master 1598, died 1632)
Date:
early 17th century
Culture:
German, Nuremberg
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 × 3 in. (17.8 × 7.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.41.11
Not on view
Inscription: Anno 1653 den 27 Markn in der Nacht Wardt Johanna Maria dess Ehruesten und hoch achtbachre Herrn Johan Abraham Mómö F:B. Aamptschreber zu oster noch und der auch vil Ehrn und Tugentreichen Frauen Barbara geliebte Ehefrau Eheleibliche Dochter zur Welt gebohren und hernach den 30 Martzn durch frau Johanna Maria Cabitan Hirttin auss der Heiligen Christlihen Tauff gehoben wörde Verehrt hie mit ihrer Lieben dothen Diess geschirlein zu gutter Gedechtnuss gesundthit und Langen leben annen.

[trans.: On the night of March 27, 1653, Johanna Maria, the legitimate daughter of the honorable and highly worthy Herr Johan Abraham Mómö F:B. clerk of the court (zu oster) and of the very honorable and virtuous Frau Barbara (his) beloved wife, was born and on the 30th of March following was baptized, Johanna Maria Cabitan standing sponsor, who present here with her love this little vessel (cup) as a keepsake (with wishes) for good health and to live long years.]

Marking: [1] N in circle (Nuremberg town mark);
[2] maker's mark for Michel Mader
Mrs. Charles H. Truax , New York (until 1913; sold to MMA)
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