Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Ewer in the Shape of a Sitting Dog

Artist:
Italian , Milan, second half of the 16th century and
Artist:
possibly Reinhold Vasters (German, Erkelenz 1827–1909 Aachen) or
Artist:
Alfred André (French, 1839–1919) , Paris
Date:
second half 16th century and second half 19th century
Culture:
Italian, Milan and German (Aachen) or French (Paris)
Medium:
Rock crystal, cut on the wheel, enameled gold, rubies, and reverse-painted and gilded glass (verre églomisé).
Dimensions:
H. 24 cm
Classifications:
Jewelry, Precious Metals and Precious Stones
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.1497
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 951
Baron Max von Goldschmidt-Rothschild (1879-1941), Frankfurt-am-Main; [Rosenberg and Stiebel, New York]. Acquired by Robert Lehman from Rosenberg & Stiebel by January 1950.
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