Antique 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
Weight
919 gr
Dimensions
5 cm
Reference
B.036
Price
Price on request
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