Goblet with cameos, attributed to Abraham Valck, 1625 - 1626

Goblet with cameos, attributed to Abraham Valck, 1625 - 1626

silver, h 49.5cm × d 17.5cm. More details

This exceptionally lavish cup is decorated with ancient cameos – relief carvings in banded or stratified quartz. The lid is set with images of Classical gods, while those on the goblet have profile portraits of ancient rulers and Roman emperors.

On display in room 2.3 Gold and silver (noble metals) metalwork

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