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About This Artwork
Rosewater Ewer and Basin, c. 1596
H: 36.8 cm (14 1/2 in.); Diameter: 84.3 cm (19 in.)
Buckingham Fund, 1947.477a-b
London, Burlington Fine Arts Club, Exhibition of a Collection of Silversmiths Work of European Origin, 1901, p. 105, pl. 81.
Worcester Art Museum, The Virtuoso Craftsman: Northern European Design in the Sixteenth Century, 27 March – 25 May 1969, no. 68.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Renaissance Decorative Arts from Chicago Collections, March 2 – June 14, 1987.
E. Alfred Jones, Illustrated Catalogue of the Collection of Old Plate of J. Pierpont Morgan, Esq. (London, 1908) p. 20.
Meyric R. Rogers, Early Silver from the Morgan Collection, The Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago 42, 5 (September 1948), pp. 59-64, here 62, figs. 5A-B..
Hugh Tait, Catalogue of the Waddesdon Bequest in the British Museum, vol. 2: The Silver Plate (London, 1988), p. 254, fig. 262-63, under no. 46-47..
Karin Tebbe, Ursula Timann and Thomas Eser et al., Nürnberger Goldschmiedekunst 1541-1868, vol. 1, Meister, Werke, Marken (Nuremberg, 2007), p. 97, no. 168.10, figs. 230-231.
Charles Wertheimer; Viscount Clifden, Co. Kilkenny; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York, by 1908 [see Jones, 1908, p. 20]; estate of J. P. Morgan [sold, New York, Parke-Bernet, October 30, 31-November 1, 1947, see Rogers 1948, p. 62].