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Covered Beaker

Date:
ca. 1470
Culture:
German
Medium:
Silver, gilt
Dimensions:
Overall (ab): 11 1/2 x diam. 5 1/8 in. (29.2 x diam. 13 cm) vessel (a) only: 7 1/16 x diam. 4 9/16 in. (17.9 x diam. 11.6 cm) Top (b): 4 1/8 x diam. 5 1/8 in. (10.5 x diam. 13 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.615a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 306
The beaker belonged to the Treasury of the City of Ingolstadt, which was sold in 1813.
J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
New York. The Cloisters Museum & Gardens. "The Secular Spirit: Life and Art at the End of the Middle Ages," March 28, 1975–June 15, 1975.

New York. The Cloisters Museum & Gardens, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Treasures and Talismans: Rings from the Griffin Collection," May 1–October 18, 2015.

Williamson, George Charles. Catalogue of the Collections of Jewels and Precious Works of Art: The Property of J. Pierpont Morgan. Deluxe ed. London: Chiswick Press, 1910. no. 79, pp. 121–22, pl. LIX.

Müller, Theodor. Ingolstadt. Grosse Kunstführer, Vol. 24. Munich: Schnell & Steiner, 1958. p. 19, fig. 11.

Husband, Timothy B., and Jane Hayward, ed. The Secular Spirit: Life and Art at the End of the Middle Ages. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1975. no. 159, pp. 139-140.

Husband, Timothy B. The Wild Man: Medieval Myth and Symbolism. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1980. p. 180, fig. 122.

Norris, Michael. Medieval Art: A Resource for Educators. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2005. pp. 24-25, fig. 18.



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