Tea Bowl and Saucer

A work made of silver-gilt, cast, embossed, and chased and enamels on copper.
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  • A work made of silver-gilt, cast, embossed, and chased and enamels on copper.

Date:

c. 1700

Artist:

Matthäus Baur II
German, active 1681-1728

About this artwork

On View

European Decorative Art, Gallery 216

Artist

Matthäus Baur, II

Title

Tea Bowl and Saucer

Origin

Augsburg

Date

1695–1705

Medium

Silver-gilt, cast, embossed, and chased and enamels on copper

Dimensions

Tea bowl: H. 5.4 cm (2 1/8 in.); saucer: diam. 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of The Antiquarian Society; Pauline Seipp Armstrong and Charles R. and Janice Feldstein endowments; through prior acquisitions of Mrs. Josephine P. Albright, Robert Allerton, the Antiquarian Society, Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Jr., the Bessie Bennett Fund, Mr. and Mrs. William Carey Bentley, Mr. I.D. Berg in memory of Alice Kimpton Berg, Miss Marjorie Berger, Bequest of Esther Johaningman Bingham, Mrs. Tiffany Blake, Estate of Maribel G. Blum, Mrs. Chauncey B. Borland, Mrs. Elizabeth Peabody Boulon, Miss Helen E. Bournique in memory of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Augustus Bournique and her brother, Joy Curtis Bournique, Dr. and Mrs. William C. Brown, Bequest of Hans G. Cahen, Mrs. Emily Crane Chadbourne, Mr. and Mrs. Overton Spencer Chambers, Miss Mary F. Clark, Mrs. Mary S. Clark, Mrs. Richad T. Crane, Jr., the Decorative Arts Fund, Mrs. Louis L. Dent, Mr. Spencer Eddy in memory of Mrs. Delia Spencer Field, Dr. and Mrs. George Eisenberg, Mrs. William O. Goodman, Mrs. James M. Hopkins, Bequest of Essye Ritz-Woller Irwin, Bequest of Caryl Johnson, Bequest of Edna Olive Johnson, Mrs. Stanley Keith, Mrs. Frank J. Kelley III, Mrs. John L. Kellogg, Mrs. Dennis D. Kople in memory of Maurice and Dora Kople, the Frances Glessner Lee Foundation in memory of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Glessner, Gordon Mark in honor of Nathaniel Newberry McCreary Lyons, son of John Cannon Lyons, Jr., Estate of Mrs. Otto Madlener, Charles Deering McCormick, Brooks McCormick, and the Estate of Roger McCormick, Mrs. Chauncey McCormick, the Marion E. Merrill Trust, Mrs. Everett L. Millard in memory of Edith Boynton Harmon, Mr. and Mrs. R.H. Morse, Mrs. Frank B. Mulford, Mr. and Mrs. Morton G. Neumann, Miss Lisbeth Gilman Nias, the Fentress Ott Purchase Fund, Mrs. A.H. Patterson, Mr. Hyman A. Pierce, Eugene R. Pike, the Renaissance Fund, Mr. and Mrs. A. Loring Rowe, Mrs. Clive Runnells Memorial Fund, Bequest of Celia Schmidt, Mrs. Florene May Schoenborn and Samuel A. Marx, Bequest of C. Ruby Sears in memory of Richard Warren Sears II, Mrs. Moses E. Shire in memory of Barbara Nathan, Margaret Fiske Smith in memory of Miss Dorothy Stirling, Miss Ruth H. Spink in memory of her mother Mrs. A.E. Spink, Miss Bertha K. Straight in memory of Leah F. Trelease, Russell Tyson, Mrs. Joseph L. Valentine, Miss Isabelle F. Vanderblue in memory of Dr. Homer Bews Vanderblue, Estate of Reverend Ferdinand Ward, Estate of Elizabeth Price Welch, Miss Anne Williamson in memory of her mother, Mary Paul Williamson, and Mr. Charles Zadok; prior acquisitions through the Antiquarian Society of Mrs. Cyrus Hall Adams in memory of Charles Schweppe, Dr. Bertram Cohen, Mrs. Howell B. Erminger in memory of Mrs. Russell Lord, the Mrs. Burton W. Hales Fund, Mrs. John S. Hutchins, Mrs. Herbert F. Perkins, and Mrs. Harry Sutter.

Reference Number

1999.45.1a-b

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