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A German silver and ivory christening book
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A German silver and ivory christening book

MARK OF CONRAD MEYR, ULM, LATE 17TH CENTURY

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A German silver and ivory christening book
Mark of Conrad Meyr, Ulm, late 17th century
Oblong, the cover and base of panels of silver, the cover repoussé and chased with a scene of Tobias and the angel in a forest landscape with figures beyond, the base with Ceres holding a cornucopia, an ewer and basin at her feet with figures and animals in the distance, with six leaves of ivory held by a swivel hinge and a silver clasp chased with foliage, marked on cover
3¼in. (8.25cm.) long
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Another Biblical scene by Conrad Meyr (1638-1700), 'Christus segnet die Kinder', is recorded in Ekhard Maus, Goldschmiedekunst in Ulm, Ulmer Museum, 1990, p. 108.
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