The Wellby Collection

Browse Collection

17 of 499

Click to hide image

Cup and cover

silver-gilt, enamel

c. 1500

35 cm height

Heraldry:: shield of arms, quarterly gules and argent; Burgermeister Von Deyzisau of Wurttemberg (held by the angel on top)
Inscription/Mark (Old inventory number, painted on the base; Wernher?)

Provenance: Sir Julius Wernher (1850-1912), Bath House, London; Sir Harold Wernher (1893-1973), Luton Hoo; Wernher sale, Christie's London 5 July 2000 (Sale 6293, Lot 51)

Place of Creation: Nuremberg


Silver-gilt cup, on 8-lobed foot, cresting round stem and cover. Body and cover embossed with lobes. On the finial a winged putto holds a shield of arms.

Literature: Heinrich Kohlhaussen, N

Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.