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Tankard

Goldsmith:
Mounts by Johann Heel (1637–1709, master 1668)
Date:
ca. 1700
Culture:
German, Nuremberg
Medium:
Jade mounted with silver gilt and painted enamel
Dimensions:
4 3/8 × 3 1/4 in. (11.1 × 8.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver In Combination
Credit Line:
The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.356.785
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 533
The Nuremberg goldsmith Johann Heel was also active as a painter of glass and faience, as well as a maker of ornamental prints.
Lesley and Emma Sheafer , New York (until 1974; bequeathed to MMA)
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