Holy-Water-Stoup

Silver-gilt
Antwerp, circa 1830
Jean-Pierre Verschuylen (1801-1865)
H : 25,5 cm   W : 25 cm
Weight : 1357 grams

 

Literature:

De Sterckshofcollectie, A. M. Claessens-Péré, Sterckshof studies 23, 2003, pp. 176-177
 

Description

The inspiration for this extraordinary piece was probably a print by Jan van Orley (1665-1735).

Verschuylen executed a second Holy-Water-Stoup illustrating Christ and the Samaritan woman at the well, signed and dated 1833. Antwerp, DIVA Museum, inv. no. S69/51
 

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