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Nautilus Beaker

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Mother-of-pearl, cut scrolls engraved and inked with Callot figures after the Commedia d'Arte and insects. End pierced and engraved in acanthus and lettered scrolls (as underlined) arms of Admiral 'J. Gansneb Tengnagel', mayor of Kampen (1659). Double sil

Provenance

Sold by S. Nystad to the MFA for $4,150. (Accession date: September 18, 1963)

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund

Dutch (The Hague), 1659

Object Place

The Hague, The Netherlands

Accession Number

63.1256

Medium or Technique

Nautilus shell, silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver