Standing cup

Red jasper; gold, partly enameled and set with gems | 26 x 26.4cm | c. 1870-90

Unknown Artist

Although believed to have been made in France, this standing cup was possibly inspired by drawings by the South German (Aachen) goldsmith Reinhold Vasters (1827–1909), who in turn had looked to the lapidary and goldsmiths' work of the sixteenth-centu...
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