This octagonal plaquette was made in the nineteenth century in a Renaissance style.
Henry Oppenheimer, London; Oppenheimer sale, Christie's, London, 28 July 1936, lot 298 including another silver plaquette and a model of a seal (for pounds 70 to [John Hunt, London]). Acquired by Robert Lehman through Hunt from the Oppenheimer sale.
Artist: Reinhold Vasters (German, Erkelenz 1827–1909 Aachen) (frame)Date: second half 16th century (panels); ca. 1865–90 (frame)Medium: Ebony-veneered soft wood, silver gilt, rock crystal, agate, and reverse painted and gilded glass.Accession: 1975.1.1558On view in:Gallery 951
Artist: Designed by Bernard van Orley (Netherlandish, Brussels ca. 1492–1541/42 Brussels)Date: ca. 1524–46 (design), ca. 1525–28 (woven)Medium: Wool, silk, silver-gilt thread.Accession: 1975.1.1915On view in:Not on view