Art/ Collection/ Collection/ Art Object

Rosewater dish

Date:
probably early 17th century
Culture:
Dutch or German?
Medium:
Pewter
Dimensions:
H. 1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm); Diam. 15 11/16 in. (39.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Pewter
Credit Line:
Gift of Elizabeth B. Howe, in memory of her husband, Leroy Kent Howe, 1965
Accession Number:
65.199.13
Not on view
Inscription: [on back]: A E(without vertical spine) S

Marking: [1] four ovals with illegible name (possibly WIL/HENR/)
[2] repetitive series of initials P N, six-pointed star above and crescent moon below, within an oval, double outline

Location of marks:
[1] inserted within band of decorative motives on inside of dish
[2] continuous repetitive band on inside of dish
Elizabeth B. Howe (until 1965; to MMA)
Related Objects

Tureen and stand

Artist: Bernhard H. Weyhe (1702–1782) Date: 1769–71 Medium: Silver, silver gilt Accession: 2009.263a–c On view in:Gallery 533

Diana and the Stag

Artist: Joachim Friess (ca. 1579–1620, master 1610) Date: ca. 1620 Medium: Silver, partly gilt, enameled, set with jewels; movement of iron, wood Accession: 17.190.746 On view in:Gallery 520

Chancel lamp

Date: second half 18th century Medium: Pewter Accession: 1987.435.2 On view in:Gallery 533

Nécessaire with watch

Date: probably ca. 1745–50 Medium: Casket: gold and mother-of-pearl, lined with dark-red velvet; Watch: brass and partly blued steel Accession: 1982.60.135 On view in:Gallery 540

Toilet set in original leather case

Artist: Fourteen identified German (Augsburg) goldsmiths and other German artisans; Japanese (Imari) porcelain maker Date: ca. 1743–45 Medium: Gilt silver, hard-paste porcelain, cut glass, walnut, carved and partially gilt coniferous wood, blind-tooled and partially gilt leather, partially gilt steel and iron, textiles, moiré paper, hog's bristle Accession: 2005.364.1a–d–.48 On view in:Gallery 551