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Pilgrim flask

Maker:
I.P.S.
Date:
ca. 1680–1700
Culture:
German, Leipzig
Medium:
Silver, silver-gilt
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed, wt. not confirmed): 17 5/8 x 9 7/16 x 5 5/8 in., 4.2lb. (44.8 x 24 x 14.3 cm, 1.89kg)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 2008
Accession Number:
2008.543.20
Not on view
Marking: [1] I.P.S. in oval (maker's mark of an unidentified master);
[2] L (town mark of Leipzig)

Location of marks:
On base rim
[ Galerie J. Kugel, Paris , until 1994; sold to Mrs. Wrightsman ] ; Mrs. Charles Wrightsman , New York (1994–2008; to MMA)
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