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Orpheus playing to the animals amid scrolls between lettered bands: OMATER DEI MEMENTO MEI at top, PETRVS GHEINEVS ME FECIT 1571 at rim. Handle formed of two addorsed putti, masks between their heads.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wallraf

Flanders, 1571

Object Place

Flanders

Dimensions

12.7 cm (5 in.)

Accession Number

59.558

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork