Augsburg, Jakob Anthoni, 1605-10
Silver gilt, hallmarked Augsburg 1605-10 and master mark of Jakob Anthoni (1559-1623, master from 1585).
The very high-quality high relief shows the Holy Family: Mary with the infant Jesus, Joseph in the background, and the childlike John the Baptist presenting a bowl of fruit.
Jakob Anthoni was a very talented goldsmith who also served as a member of the city's Grand Council. Works by him can be found in the rich chapel of the Residenz in Munich, which he made by order of Elector Maximilian | of Bavaria, as well as another plaque in the Bavarian National Museum.
Lit. Seling III, no. 25 and Seling, no. 1002.
With frame 28,5 cm x 31,5 cm.