Double Cup

Mattheus Epfenhauser German (Nuremberg)

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 306

The double cup bears the hallmark of the city of Nuremberg and of the goldsmith Mattheus Epfenhausen, listed as a master in 1570. A medallion set in the base of one cup portrays Sigmund Richter, and his family arms are represented in a medallion of the other cup.

Double Cup, Mattheus Epfenhauser (German), Silver gilt, silver medallions, German

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Top (17.190.607a); bottom (17.190.607b)