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Early 16th Century Nuremberg Brass Alms Dish

The centre, decorated with the figures of Adam and Eve - stood to either side of a tree, the serpent wrapped around the trunk, and set within a background of flowers and plants.

Encircling the centre panel is a band of Gothic script, with an upcurved boodge enriched with gadrooning. The rim has two bands of punched decoration, and a rolled outer edge.

Good condition, colour and weight.

Nuremberg circa 1520-50.

Diameter 15.5 inches (39 cm).

Taken from a block book Nordlingen, circa 1470, Biblia Pauperum.

Tiedemann, page 44, 33c.

Ref 2567


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