The original antique brass alms dish with the two spies from the land of Canaan. The raised center with two men - The Spies of Canaan.(Caleb & Joshua = Joshua 2,1 : 22) transporting a large cluster of grapes and walking to the right. Surrounded by an inscription band with the Gothic German text ALZ ICH WART GELUK, a scalloped side and a broad everted rim struck with cross flowers and leaves.
MESSING - Hermann P. Lockner . : Fig. 95 & 97 - page 64
Nuremberg Alms Dishes- Klaus Tiedeman Page 50
Scalloped side page 24 fig. 18 d & Motifs rim XXII g & XXV b
Germany - Nuremberg.
Circa 1500 – 1550.
Diam.: 35,8 cm. (14,1 inches.)
Weight: 1.138 grams.