Pair of altar cruets

Michael Wissmar

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 533

The initials on the lids of the cruets, A and V, stand for aqua and vinum. The underside of the tray (see 1989.10.3) bears the initials FMG and the date 1739.

Pair of altar cruets, Michael Wissmar (master 1715, died 1746), Silver gilt, German, Breslau (Wrocław)

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