A large broad-rimmed brass alms dish, dated 1630
Lot 525
A large broad-rimmed brass alms dish, dated 1630
Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,521) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
25 Apr 2013 10:00 BST

Auction 21122
Lot Details
A large broad-rimmed brass alms dish, dated 1630
With repousse decoration to the centre of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, with animals around them, the border punch-decorated and bearing the text 'GEMACHT DURCH LAMBRICHT SCHLEICHER Ao 1630' [MADE BY LAMBRICHT SCHLEICHER], the border decorated with a hunting scene involving dogs, a boar, a pair of stags, a hare and a huntsman, amidst foliage and acorns, a tulip flanked by a pair of vacant cartouches to the top, with rolled rim, 58.5cm diameter

Footnotes

  • Amongst a list of the plate at the Church of St. Andrew, Holborn, was 'a large brass alms dish with representation of Adam and Eve, in repoussé within a border of animals and foliage, probably Flemish, 17th-century' [An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in London, Volume 4: The City (1929), pp. 120 - 166.]
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