Dutch Silver: Embossed Ecclesiastical and Secular Plate from by J.W. Frederiks

By J.W. Frederiks

The fourth quantity on Dutch silver bargains with these embossed ecclesiastical and secular gadgets which aren't defined in quantity I. on account that that quantity is restricted to plaquettes, tazze and dishes, including the entire oeuvre of the 3 most famed artists Adam and Paul van Vianen, and Lutma, a wide number of gadgets is still handled. among those are many vitally important and gorgeous vessels. The valuable items defined during this quantity are of ecclesiastical beginning reminiscent of monstrances, ciboriums, chalices, pyxes, chrismatories, mass-cruets, incense-boats and burners, altar-thrones, lecterns, missal covers, canon-board frames, altar -bells, altar-vases, altar -candlesticks, sanctuary lamps and sconces. additional, secular silver akin to plaquettes, tazze and dishes, that experience come to our wisdom because the book of the 1st quantity, and likewise plaquette medals, packing containers, book-covers, beakers, tankards, cups, bowls, basins, bottles, plate used for the bathroom, for the desk, candlesticks and plate used for the carrier of tea, espresso and chocolate. A normal survey of a few items is given within the Introductions to the 1st and moment volumes (Volume I, p. VI; quantity II, p. VI~XIV). yes extra observations about the nature, means of manufacture and ornament of the actual forms of article illustrated during this quantity are, notwithstanding, precious.

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Van Luttervelt: Vaderlandsche Geschiedenis in Beeld, pI. II; Cat. Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam 1902) no. 77; Cat. Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam 1952) no. 48. The portrait is probably based on a medal of Charles V reproduced by Bernhart: Die Bildnismedaillen Karls des Fiinften, no. 163; Domanig: Portratmedaillen des Erzhauses Osterreich, no. 43. See also: Van Mieris: Histori def Nederlandsche Vorsten II, p. 454. ANONYMOUS MASTER OF THE FLOWER The beautiful tazza made by this master in 1590 is not only a rare object of historical value, but also a precious work of art.

6; Exh. The Hague 1952, no. 322; Exh. Amsterdam 1955, no. 443; Bulletin Rijksmuseum 1960, p. 83. H. 455 mm. Frans Hals museum, Haarlem. The cup was made by Jacob Pietersz. van Alckemade; the embossing was, however, the work of Ernst van Vianen, the four medallions after designs by H. Goltzius. Hendrick de Keyser made the models of the statues on the cover. 13. (1618) MONSTRANCE. pI. work volutes, standing on a moulded platform upon which also stand the cast figures of the Fathers of the Church.

Anne and Mary, Haarlem . De Oud-Katholiek, 59 (14-11-1959) p . 2 17, 218, ill. Date: about 1600. LEENDERT CLAESZ. Leendert Claesz. was born in Emden in 1580 and established himself as a silversmith in Amsterdam. In 1603 he married Trijntgen Herrnansd. His funeral shields of the corn porters' guild in Amsterdam were described in Volume I, no. 5. The glass-holders dealt with below are cast and chased in the finest manner, and demonstrate the taste and skill of Leendert who was undoubtedly one of the great masters of the renaissance period.

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