Wine fountain and cooler, Alger Mensma, 1731

Wine fountain and cooler, Alger Mensma, 1731

silver (metal), h 23.0cm × w 43.4cm × d 35.7cm × w 4520.0gr. 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.

On display in room 1.1-02

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