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    Sale 5355

    Christie's Interiors - Oak Edition

    20 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 466

    A NUREMBERG BRASS ALMS DISH

    16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A NUREMBERG BRASS ALMS DISH
    16TH CENTURY
    With a depiction of Adam and Eve within a border of script and punched outer border, the reverse with an inscription 'THE GIFT OF THE REV.D HY. MASTER WHITE M.A. FELLOW OF NEW COLLEGE, OXFORD, TO THE CHURCH OF ST. MICHAEL BALDIU:- PRESENTED ON THE 20TH OF JULY 1847, THE DAY ON WHICH THE CORNER STONE OF THE SAID CHURCH WAS LAID BY THE FOUNDER & PATRON THE RT. HON. GEORGE HENRY EARL OF FALMOUTH' and engraved with his Coat-of-Arms
    15½ in. (39 cm.) diameter


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