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Gothic brass alms dish with thistles, Nuremberg Late 15th century
Gothic brass alms dish with thistles, Nuremberg Late 15th century - Religious Antiques Style Middle age Gothic brass alms dish with thistles, Nuremberg Late 15th century - Gothic brass alms dish with thistles, Nuremberg Late 15th century - Middle age Antiquités - Gothic brass alms dish with thistles, Nuremberg Late 15th century
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Period :
16th century
Provenance :
Germany, Nuremberg
Medium :
Brass
Dimensions :
Ø 15.35 inch
Religious Antiques  - Gothic brass alms dish with thistles, Nuremberg Late 15th century 16th century - Gothic brass alms dish with thistles, Nuremberg Late 15th century Middle age - Gothic brass alms dish with thistles, Nuremberg Late 15th century Antiquités - Gothic brass alms dish with thistles, Nuremberg Late 15th century
Kim J. Nazzi

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Gothic brass alms dish with thistles, Nuremberg Late 15th century

A rare brass alms dish or so-called "Omphalosschüssel" decorated with a large gothic quatrefoil with four thistles in between, each with two large leafs and tiny stylized flowers, deriving from ribbed planters, placed around a central raised boss.

Repoussé-work brass with a wide flattened rim.

Nuremberg. Gothic. Late 15th century.

References: "Messing 15.-17. Jahrhundert" by Hermann P. Lockner, page 37-38, images 20, 21 and 22.

Dimensions: diameter 39cm ; depth 7cm

In very good condition with a beautiful, original brown patina to the back.

Kim J. Nazzi

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