A maplewood 'Doppelkopf', double mazer

A maplewood 'Doppelkopf', double mazer

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Offered by Bruil & Brandsma



A maplewood 'Doppelkopf', double mazer A maplewood 'Doppelkopf', double mazer A maplewood 'Doppelkopf', double mazer A maplewood 'Doppelkopf', double mazer

This double mazer is known as a Doppelkopf, which means double goblet. The top was also used as a beaker.
 
It is made from maplewood decorated with several silver gilded rims and is surmounted by a figure of St. George. 
 
Double mazers like this one are very rare. The Historisches Museum Basel has a similar one in its collection- this goblet is known as the "Luther Goblet".
 
Origin
Germany
Period
First half of the sixteenth century
Material
Maple wood with silver gilded rims
Reference
100-12

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Bruil & Brandsma

Nieuwe Spiegelstraat 68
1017 DH Amsterdam
The Netherlands

+31 (0)20 4207359
http://www.bb-art.com

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