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Silver bowl with domed centre embossed with an Agnus Dei

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An image of Bowl. Wine Cup/Wine Taster. Unknown silversmith, Balkans, possibly. No hallmarks or maker's marks. The bowl has an everted rim and domed base. The rim is gilt and chased with a border of stylised flowers on a matted ground, beneath is a punched border. The base is gilt and embossed with an Agnus Dei; the stylised lamb on a matted ground embossed with leaves and a border of beads, and surrounded by a Cyrillic inscription. Silver, parcel-gilt, raised, embossed, chased, matted and punched, height, to rim, 3.5 cm, approximate, diameter, across rim, 11.3 cm, approximate, weight, whole, 62 g.

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Bowl. Wine Cup/Wine Taster. Unknown silversmith, Balkans, possibly. No hallmarks or maker's marks. The bowl has an everted rim and domed base. The rim is gilt and chased with a border of stylised flowers on a matted ground, beneath is a punched border. The base is gilt and embossed with an Agnus Dei; the stylised lamb on a matted ground embossed with leaves and a border of beads, and surrounded by a Cyrillic inscription. Silver, parcel-gilt, raised, embossed, chased, matted and punched, height, to rim, 3.5 cm, approximate, diameter, across rim, 11.3 cm, approximate, weight, whole, 62 g.

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  • Accession Number: M.69-1961
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/25.0
  • Focal length: 100
  • Camera: Canon EOS 5D
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 765 pixels
  • Image width: 700 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop CS6 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 485.89kB
  • Exposure time: 1/100
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 25/1
  • Captured: 2008:11:05 16:51:12

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Agnus Dei Balkans bowl chased circular cup cyrillic embossed Fitz_AA gilded gilding gilt gold inscribed inscriptions lamb Lamb of God lambs leaves matted parcel-gilt punched raised Silver silverware vessel wine cup wine taster wine vessel

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