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Flagon (one of a pair)

Decorator:
Abraham Helmhack (1654–1724)
Silversmith:
Hinged cover by Jacob Pfaff (German, Nuremberg, working 1675–1708)
Date:
ca. 1690
Culture:
German, Nuremberg
Medium:
Faience (tin-enameled earthenware), silver gilt
Dimensions:
H. 13-3/16 in. (33.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of the family of Siegfried and Lola Kramarsky in their memory, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.207.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 533
Signature: (below scene at center front) A H (Abraham Helmhack)

Marking: [1] (on cover, to left of thumb piece) N in oval
[2] (on cover, to right of thumb piece) I P star below in shaped shield (Jacob Pfaff, Nuremberg)
Mr. and Mrs. Siegfried Kramarsky (until 1991; to MMA)
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