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Cup

Designer:
Mounts after a design by Reinhold Vasters (German, Erkelenz 1827–1909 Aachen)
Date:
ca. 1870–90
Culture:
Italian, Milan
Medium:
Rock crystal, gold, enamel, jewels
Dimensions:
4 3/4 × 10 in. (12.1 × 25.4 cm)
Classification:
Natural Substances-Rock Crystal
Credit Line:
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number:
14.40.656
Not on view
Frédéric Spitzer (until 1893; his sale, Paris, April 17–June 16, 1893, lot 2603) ; Benjamin Altman (until 1913; bequeathed to MMA)
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