Description & Technical information

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

Literature: 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

Date:  circa 1830
Period:  19th century
Origin:  Antwerp
Medium: silver-gilt
Dimensions: 25.5 x 25 cm (10 x 9⁷/₈ inches)
Literature: De Sterckshofcollectie, A. M. Claessens-Péré, Sterckshof studies 23, 2003, PP. 176-177

Categories: Silver