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Dish

1567 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Pewter dish cast in relief with a figure of Fame; round the rim: three medallions with equestrian portraits of Hannibal, Horatius and Marcus Curtius (after Georg Pencz); between the medallions: a battle scene (after Hans Sebald Beham), a triumphal procession with the date 1567 (after the monogrammist VG) and Orpheus charming the beasts (after Virgil Solis). The model may have been made by B.I. (the maker of 1133-1905). Mark: Nicolaus Horchaimer of Coblenz (working at Nüremberg 1561-1583).


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Materials and Techniques
Pewter cast from etched mould with 'wood-cutting' style drawing technique.
Brief Description
Pewter dish with cast reliefs of figure of Fame and events from Roman history. German, 1567.
Physical Description
Pewter dish cast in relief with a figure of Fame; round the rim: three medallions with equestrian portraits of Hannibal, Horatius and Marcus Curtius (after Georg Pencz); between the medallions: a battle scene (after Hans Sebald Beham), a triumphal procession with the date 1567 (after the monogrammist VG) and Orpheus charming the beasts (after Virgil Solis). The model may have been made by B.I. (the maker of 1133-1905). Mark: Nicolaus Horchaimer of Coblenz (working at Nüremberg 1561-1583).
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 35.6cm
Associated Object
REPRO.1856-2 (Reproduction)
Bibliographic Reference
North, Anthony, Pewter at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, V&A Publications 1999 (Reprinted 2000), cat. 23, ill. ISBN 185177 2235
Collection
Accession Number
1511-1855

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record createdJanuary 20, 2003
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