Petrus Gheineus of Mescheln
Object Place: Europe, Flanders
12.7 cm (5 in.)
Medium or Technique
Italian Renaissance Gallery (Gallery 206)
Orpheus playing to the animals amid scrolls between lettered bands: OMATER DEI MEMENTO MEI at top, PETRVS GHEINEVS ME FECIT 1571 at rim. Handle formed of two addorsed putti, masks between their heads.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wallraf