Priming-flask

Gold and copper, embossed, chiselled and gilded | c. 1570

Unknown Artist / Maker

Primer, of gilt copper, shaped as a flattened pear with sides stepped, the front embossed with a circular medallion of Marcus Curtius leaping into the pit, the back decorated with strapwork arabesques; the two sides joined by a band embossed with orn...
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