Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Chalice

Maker:
Probably by Otto Meier (recorded 1604–1621)
Date:
1608, with extensive restorations
Culture:
German, Nordrhein-Wesphalen (probably Lichtenau)
Medium:
Gold, enamels, jewels
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 × 6 in. (22.9 × 15.2 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold and Platinum
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.371
Not on view
Inscription: On a disk, fitted to underside of the foot: ADOLPHUS WOLFF DICTUS METTERNICH DECANUS SPIRENSIS ANNO 1608 [a copy of the inscription on the original foot of the chalice]
Possibly Adolphus Wolff-Metternich , Speyer Cathedral ; Karl Friedrich I, Grand Duke of Baden (until 1811) ; Church of St. Stephan, Karlsruhe ; Baron Karl Mayer von Rothschild ; Bertha von Rothschild, Princess de Wagram ; [ Jacques Seligmann (until 1911; to Morgan) ] ; J. Pierpont Morgan (1911–17; to MMA)
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