Covered Cup

Covered Cup

1688

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Johann Andreas Thelot

(German, 1655-1734)

fabricated by

Silver and gilt silver

Overall: 40 cm (15 3/4 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1966.111

Description

Thelot was one of the most important silversmiths active in Germany in the late 1600s and early 1700s. The decorations of this cup refer to the defeat of the Turks in Central Europe in the 1680s.

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