Lot 583. Rare Nuremberg Cup with emblems

Starting price:€ 12 000
Auction date:01.12.2018   12:00
ID 138703
Lot 583Rare Nuremberg Cup with emblems
Part gold-plated. Low-conical, with a profiled edge of the lips. Ring-surrounded by a stylized leaf tendrils. On the wall, three of the scrolls, and cupids heads, the framed emblems. In lat. Sense sayings with engraved, allegorical representations of an arrow beam, a wolf with the sheep and melons. Below each epigram "So wol in peace as in war, Bhelt consensus all-time victory," "This draws the shank of the Wolf is also a deadline, in front of the enemy, the frömbst not sure is" and "As dMelaun inn aussenbschau, A friend. him dan woman probirt". Between the emblems is very finely engraved bundles. Inside gold plated. Minim. rest.; Gest., Tremolos only rich, city mark, master Michael Müllner (champion 1612). Weight approx. 110 g. h. 9 cm.
In the possession of the Germanic national Museum are six very similar set of mugs by master Michael Müllner from the year 1621. The epigrams of the Cup to take the content of each other and way to point the viewer in a moralizing in a complex topic. The cups can communicate ¿independently a moral lesson ¿. The Cup, as well as this, vessels of the earliest drinking. The emblems already on templates the 16. Century
Cf. Kat. Germanisches National Museum, Nuremberg Goldsmith's Art, 2007, Vol. I, part 1, BZ 13, MZ 603 b. for This purpose, Bd. I, Part 2, Fig. 557. Kat. German national Museum, German goldsmith's art, 1987, p. 113 et seq.
A very rare parcel is a Renaissance beaker with emblematic ally pictures. Minor restored. Test -, city-and masters mark.
Nuremberg. 1612-1629.

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