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Cup with Three Dragon Heads

Artist:
Reinhold Vasters (German, Erkelenz 1827–1909 Aachen) and
Artist:
possibly Alfred André (French, 1839–1919)
Date:
ca. 1865–95 and 1902–7
Medium:
Rock crystal, cut on the wheel, enameled gold, rubies, and diamonds.
Dimensions:
H. 17.6 cm, w. of cup 13.4 cm, w. of foot 10 cm
Classifications:
Jewelry, Precious Metals and Precious Stones
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.1495
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 951
Baron Max von Goldschmidt-Rothschild (1879 – 1941), Frankfurt-am-Main;1 [Rosenberg & Stiebel, New York]. Acquired by Robert Lehman from Rosenberg & Stiebel by January 1950.2
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