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Stag

German (probably Augsburg)
17th century
Marked by Unmarked


Object Place: Europe, Tyrol, Germany

Dimensions

17.3 x 14.8 x 12.9 cm (6 13/16 x 5 13/16 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

62.463

Medium or Technique

Metal; Gilded silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Finely modeled in silver on silver-gilt shaped paw-footed stand, turns antlered head to look at mound of rocks and waterfall in gilt screwed to stand. Leaf clusters set with stones or glass, red one in stag’s side.

Provenance

Sold by Julius Böhler to the MFA for $2,000. (Accession date: May 9, 1962)

Credit Line

Edwin E. Jack Fund