Wine fountain and cooler, Alger Mensma (attributed to), 1731 - 1732

Wine fountain and cooler, Alger Mensma (attributed to), 1731 - 1732

silver (metal), h 51.2cm × d 27.2cm × w 4900.0gr. More details

The wine fountain and the cooler, used to rinse one’s hands and wine glasses, formed the decorative centrepiece of a lavish buffet. These were presented to Cornelis Schrijver in gratitude for his heroic naval deeds, alluded to by the reliefs with trophies of arms, fish, shells and sea gods.

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