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Covered Cup

ca. 1500–1550
Gabbro, copper-gilt
Overall: 8 7/8 x 6 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. (22.5 x 16.5 x 12.1 cm) Bottom (a) only: 5 7/8 x 6 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. (14.9 x 16.5 x 12.1 cm) Overall (Top (b) only): 4 1/16 x diam. 3 3/8 in. (10.3 x diam. 8.6 cm)
Lapidary Work-Gabbro
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.364a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 306
Baron Albert Oppenheim, Cologne(sold 1906); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (1906–1917)
Molinier, Émile. Collection du Baron Albert Oppenheim: Tableaux et objets d'art, catalogue précédé d'une introduction. Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, 1904. no. 146, p. 63, pl. LXXIX.

Breck, Joseph, and Meyric R. Rogers. The Pierpont Morgan Wing: A Handbook. 2nd ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1929. pp. 91, 128, fig. 74.

Kohlhaussen, Heinrich. Nürnberger Goldschmiedekunst des Mittelalters und der Dürerzeit 1240 bis 1540. Berlin: Deutscher Verlag für Kunstwissenschaft, 1968. no. 243, pp. 145, 147, 159.

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