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Cup

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    early 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Agate with silver gilt, enriched with rubies and emeralds in openwork silver

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by John Jones

  • Museum number:

    868-1882

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Agate bowl with a stem in the form of a silver-gilt female figure with a dog, the foot enriched with rubies and emeralds set in openwork silver foliage.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

early 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Agate with silver gilt, enriched with rubies and emeralds in openwork silver

Dimensions

Height: 12.4 cm, Width: 10.6 cm, Depth: 7.6 cm

Object history note

Jones Collection Nos 1 & 2

Descriptive line

Agate bowl with a stem in the form of a silver gilt female figure with a dog, the foot enriched with rubies and emeralds set in openwork silver foliage, Germany, early 18th century

Materials

Agate; Ruby; Emerald; Silver; Silver gilt

Techniques

Openwork

Subjects depicted

Scrolling foliage; Dog (animal); Openwork; Figures (representations)

Categories

Jewellery; Drinking; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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