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Five hanaps from a group of twelve

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Three Paris hanaps with enameled arms, one Paris hanap, and one Angers hanap.

Inscription

# 1 in magic marker under foot

Provenance

About 1395/1424, Amaury d'Orgemont (b. about 1360 - d. 1400) and his wife, Marie de Paillart (b. about 1355 - d. after 1424), France [see note 1]. 19th century until about 2005, private collection, Switzerland. 2005, Alexander Rudigier, Ltd., London; 2005, sold by Rudigier to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 2006) NOTES: [1] The six silver cups that comprise this set (MFA accession nos. 2006.642 - 2006.647) bear the arms of Amaury d'Orgemont and Marie de Paillart, members of the court of Valois. The exact circumstances of the commission are not known. Amaury may have received the cups as a gift; he may have commissioned them for his own use, or his wife may have commissioned them after his death in 1400.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously and Frank B. Bemis Fund

French (Paris and Angers), about 1395–1424

Dimensions

Overall (2006.642): 6 x 18.6 cm (2 3/8 x 7 5/16 in.) Overall (2006.644): 6 x 18.2 cm (2 3/8 x 7 3/16 in.) Overall (2006.646): 6 x 18.4 cm (2 3/8 x 7 1/4 in.) Overall (2006.649): 4.1 x 16.7 cm (1 5/8 x 6 9/16 in.) Overall (2006.653): 4.1 x 17.5 cm (1 5/8 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.642-653

Medium or Technique

Silver, partially gilded, basse-taille enamel

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver