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Chalice Scaphe Dial, by Markus Purmann, Munich, 1599

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Inventory Number: 51021
Object Type:
Persons: Markus Purmann (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Dated 1599
Place Created: Munich Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1961-148
Brief Description: An ornately decorated copper alloy chalice with a central gnomon in the vessel.
Primary Inscriptions: "MARCVS PVRMAN MONACHI FACIEBAT ** / ELEVATIO POLI 48 GRAD ANNO / 15 99" punched inside rim.
Provenance: Purchased with the assistance of the National Art Collections Fund. Formerly in the Rosenheim and Sir John Findlay Collections.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Gilt Copper alloy
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
137 75 mm


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