London, South Kensington
14 November 2001
A German brass alms dish, probably 16th century
the raised centre depicting the Virgin and Child within a sunburst motif, within double text bands, lobing and punched ornament to the rim -- 17½in. (44.5cm.) diameter
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For a similar type of dish see Koper & Brons, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, plate 227, page 168.
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