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Part of a double cup

Hans Ulrich, possibly (active 1589 - 1599)


1589 - 1599

12.2 cm height

Inscription/Mark: 'N' for Nuremberg (struck on the rim)
Maker's mark: 'HV', identified by M. Wellby as for Hans Ulrich I (struck on the rim)


Place of Creation: Nuremberg


Part of a double cup, silver-gilt, the body and foot lobed, a ring of hanging leaves around the stem, seperately made and not gilt. Around the rim are engraved activities under the zodiac sign Capricorn (Jan-Feb) including a woman stirring a pot, a man killing a boar and hunting with dogs.


Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.

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