Antique German Early 16th Century Nuremberg Deep Brass Alms Bowl. Annunciation. SOLD

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.


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.)
Weight: 919 grams.