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Beaker

Date:
second half 17th century
Culture:
possibly Norwegian
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Height: 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm); Diameter: 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.42.18
Not on view
This beaker documents the widespread appreciation of the international Baroque floral style that disseminated along trade routes throughout Europe and far beyond the borders of the Holy Roman Empire.
Inscription: (modern) Fiernt paa Bölge / Wi Dig fölge (Far on billow, we thee follow)

Marking: [1] fleur-de-lis, impressed;
[2] SP or PS monogram, in oval (maker's mark)
George S. Palmer , New York (until 1913; sold to MMA)
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