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Cup

Artist:
After an original by Christoph Jamnitzer (German, 1563–1618)
Manufacturer:
Elkington & Co. (British, Birmingham, 1829–1963)
Date:
19th century, after 1595 original
Culture:
British, Birmingham, after German, Nuremberg original
Medium:
Electroformed copper, gilt
Dimensions:
Overall (approximate): 33 × 34 × 14 in. (83.8 × 86.4 × 35.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Electrotype
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1883
Accession Number:
83.18.213a, b
Not on view
This electrotype is after a 1595 original made by Christoph Jamnitzer. It was a coronation present to the king of Denmark from Oesel, sold in 1628 now in the treasure of the Kremlin, Moscow.
Inscription: Inscriptions in Slavonic and German.

Marking: On original:
[1] N (for Nuremberg);
[2] a lion's head.
Henry G. Marquand (until 1883; to MMA)
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