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Cup with cover

ca. 1560–70
German, Freiburg im Breisgau
Rock crystal, partly gilded silver mounts
H. with cover 9-1/2 in. (24.1 cm); Diam. 3-1/8 in. (7.9 cm)
Natural Substances-Rock Crystal
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
Not on view
This cup and cover was at some point converted to a reliquary; hence the hook and eye for attaching the cover and the two small holes opposite for attaching cord and seal.
Baron Albert von Oppenheim , Cologne (by 1904; to Morgan) ; J. Pierpont Morgan (by 1910–17; to MMA)
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