Alms Dish

Nuremberg, 16th c.

Brass. Center with 7 embossed pomegranites, surrounded by floral band, then punched oak leaves and punched fleur-de-lys around the rim. Original owner's mark "MH" engraved on back of rim. Good hammer and lathe marks on reverse. Thick, heavy brass. Prov: from a meticulously curated private New England collection. Superb condition, no restoration. Old hanger riveted on.

16" diam.
 
$775
zb573

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