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FREE LECTURE

Hungarian Treasure: Historical Background, Geographical Context, and the Objects of the Salgo Silver Collection

Free with Museum admission

Oliver Botar, Professor, Art History, School of Art, University of Manitoba
Wolfram Koeppe, Marina Kellen French Curator, Department of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, MMA

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Hungarian Treasure: Silver from the Nicolas M. Salgo Collection.

This lecture is made possible by The Salgo Trust for Education, New York.

Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.

Hungary and the larger Balkans, 16th–18th century; silver, partially gilt, enamel. Hexagonal dish: Hungary (Transylvania), dated 1696. Spice canister: Hungary (possibly Fogaras), dated 1681. Wine decanter by Simon Petrus Conrad (Hungarian; master in 1771, active until 1793), Hungary (Nagyszeben), ca. 1780. Feeding bowl: Hungary (Transylvania), dated 1690. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of The Salgo Trust for Education, New York, in memory of Nicolas M. Salgo, 2010 (2010.110.42; 39a–c; 62a, b; 40)

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