Man and Wife with ploughing team and two heraldic shields

Swiss
probably 1689


Place of Manufacture: Europe, Switzerland

Dimensions

Overall: 31.8 x 20cm (12 1/2 x 7 7/8in.)

Accession Number

14.493

Medium or Technique

Stained glass; potmetal glass, white with enamels, silver stain, and sanguine

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Architectural elements

Painted glass, heavily leaded, probably used as a window. Man in red and black costume with plumed hat holding a spear. Woman in dark purple and black, with long white apron and bunch of keys on a heavy gold chain at her side. She holds a gilt chalice in her right hand.

Arms: (Left) Gules a cross argent; (Right) azure a buckle and a mullet or.

Inscription

"S.PANTHALEON/HERR HANS JACOB EGGER WON/HAFFT ANTZILL UND DESCERICHTSIN/THABLAT KIRCHENPFLEGER ZUS:VIJDO/UND ANNA ANGERIN SEIN EHEGEMACH/ESSIN USS DER WEINENIDE PAGEN WILLERS/1689"

Credit Line

Gift of Alexander Cochrane