Nuremberg Deep Brass Alms Bowl.


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The original  antique brass alms bowl. decorated in the cente with the Annunciation. ( Luke 1: 26 -39)  the announcement by the Angel Gabriel  to the kneeling Virgin Mary, that she would become the mother of Jesus, The Son of God. Between them a flowerpot ( with white lillies? = Mary’s  purity) and above the plant a pigeon with an aureole. In a circle and  Surrounded  with a punched decoration. The rim struck  with  walking ducks.

Minor repairs.

Literature :

MESSING  -  Hermann P. Lockner :  Fig. 96  - page. 64.

Koper & Brons Rijksmuseum Amsterdam  - Onno ten Kuile : Fig.222 - page. 166. 

 

Germany - Nuremberg, 

Circa 1500 - 1550

 

Height : 5 cm. (   2  inches.)

Diam.  27  cm. ( 10,6 inches.)


Material
Brass
Dimensions
5 cm
Reference
B.036
Price
Price on request
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