Germany, end of 19th — early 20th century.
Cast silver, embossed, engraved.
Tradition to have coins welded into the bottom of dishes
started in the mid-17th century and lived on for two centuries.
Dish. Silversmith Abraham Waremberger, Augsburg, Germany.
Gilt silver, embossed. Dishes made by Waremberger are recognized
to be among the best of their kind and are
to be found in many museums of the world;
profiles are of Roman Emperors: Caligula, Claudius, Nero and Galba.
Germany, end of the 18th century.
Silver, embossed, engraved; jasper, carbuncle, amethyst.
Such decorative dishes with allegorical and symbolical
scenes on them were hung on the walls of majestic halls;
Flight into Egypt, a Gospel scene, is represented on this dish.