Description & Technical information

Thierry I van Eyck, dean of the goldsmith’s guild of Mechelen in 1584 and 1600. He died in 1639.  
This cup is the only Coconut cup known in Mechelen.

Date:  1602-1603
Period:  1600-1750, 17th century
Origin:  Belgium, Mechelen
Medium: silver, Coconut
Dimensions: 27.5 cm (10⁷/₈ inches)
Literature: La corporation et les ouvrages des orfèvres malinois, G. van Doorslaer, 1935, p. 214
Categories: Silver, Works of Art