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Pineapple cup and cover, by Franz Fischer

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An image of Cup and cover/pineapple cup. Fischer, Franz (silversmith, Nüremberg, surname is also spelt Vischer). Lobed ovoid body and cover supported by a stem in the shape of a tree trunk with figure of a woodman. Silver-gilt; the spreading circular silver-gilt foot is embossed with a ring of lobes round a central dome, which supports the silver stem in the shape of a tree trunk encircled by a creeper, and the figure of an ax-wielding woodman. The ovoid silver-gilt body and interlocking cover are embossed with lobes. The silver finial is formed as a bunch of flowers. Silver and gold, raised and embossed body and foot, cast stem and woodcutter, height, overall, 33.3 cm, diameter, overall, 8 cm, weight, whole, 281 g, 1600-1653. Mannerist.

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Cup and cover/pineapple cup. Fischer, Franz (silversmith, Nüremberg, surname is also spelt Vischer). Lobed ovoid body and cover supported by a stem in the shape of a tree trunk with figure of a woodman. Silver-gilt; the spreading circular silver-gilt foot is embossed with a ring of lobes round a central dome, which supports the silver stem in the shape of a tree trunk encircled by a creeper, and the figure of an ax-wielding woodman. The ovoid silver-gilt body and interlocking cover are embossed with lobes. The silver finial is formed as a bunch of flowers. Silver and gold, raised and embossed body and foot, cast stem and woodcutter, height, overall, 33.3 cm, diameter, overall, 8 cm, weight, whole, 281 g, 1600-1653. Mannerist.

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  • Accession Number: MAR.M.50 & A-1912
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Jaymes Sinclair
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 768 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.3 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 86.21kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 32/1

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