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Cup and cover


c. 1490

35.5 cm height

Provenance: Baron Karl von Rothschild (Tafel IV); Frederic Spitzer (1815-1890), Paris; Spitzer Sale, 1893?

Place of Creation: Nuremberg


Silver-gilt cup and cover, with embossing and cresting, on three cast feet of travellers. On the finial St Martin cutting his cloak with a small kneeling figure.

Literature: C. Truman, 'Oxford's silver gilt bequest: The Art Newspaper', (2013)
Wilson, Timothy, 'The Ashmolean', 65 (Spring) (2013), , p. pg. 5
Wilson, Timothy, 'The Ashmolean: The Michael Wellby Bequest no. 65, Spring 2013', (2013), pp. 3-5, p. p.5

Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.