Bowl with 2 siren handles with grotesque masks beneath.
The Annoni-Visconti Marriage Bowl by Unknown Artist, 1580
© Ashmolean Museum
- Art Fund grant:
- £30,000 ( Total: £130,000)
- Acquired in:
- Daniel Katz Ltd
Exterior has cast and chased curving foliage decoration. On one side is the shield of arms of Annoni and the letters S'GBA, on the other a similar sheild with the arms of the Visconti and S'SV. This work was acquired with assistance from the Wolfson Foundation.
Athenaeum, Monte Carol. Trinity Fine Art. C Humprhis, London. Humprhis sale, Sotheby's, New York. D Katz Ltd. Private collection, USA. Re-purchased by D Katz in 1996.