Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Cup with cover

Maker:
Jeremias Sibenbürger (ca. 1583–1659)
Date:
ca. 1650
Culture:
German, Augsburg
Medium:
Agate, silver-gilt, enamel, diamonds, rubies
Dimensions:
Overall (with cover): 12 3/4 × 4 7/8 in. (32.4 × 12.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold and Platinum
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.592a, b
Not on view
Marking: [1] pinecone (Augsburg town mark 1650);
[2] IS in monogram in oval (maker's mark for Jeremias Sibenbürger)

Location of marks:
Both on underside of foot
J. Pierpont Morgan (until 1917; to MMA)
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