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Cup

Designer:
Mounts after a design by Reinhold Vasters (German, Erkelenz 1827–1909 Aachen)
Date:
cup first quarter 17th century, mounts 19th century
Culture:
German, Augsburg
Medium:
Red jasper, enameled gold, rubies
Dimensions:
7 7/8 × 7 3/4 in. (20 × 19.7 cm)
Classification:
Lapidary Work
Credit Line:
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number:
14.40.657
Not on view
The enameled gold mounts display all the characteristics of the Prague workshops, active for Emperor Rudolph II during the first quarter of the 17th century.
Frédéric Spitzer (until 1893; his sale, Paris, April 17–June 16, 1893, lot 2601) ; Benjamin Altman (until 1913; bequeathed to MMA)
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