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Monstrance

1675 – 1685

The Museum of Arts and Crafts in Zagreb

The Museum of Arts and Crafts in Zagreb

Base in the form of an elongated quatrefoil with shallow flutings, decorated with acanthus leaf and flower head motifs. the node is pear-shaped ornamented with chased and appliquéd angels. The ostensory is oval, framed with a wreath of Baroque clouds, and a motif of angel heads. The upper part is surrounded by rays of light with a crucifix at the top. A monstrance of characteristic Baroque design, shaped with punching and a partially illegible mark of craftsman Cornelius Poppe, who became a master craftsman in 1685, and was at work until 1723. We can date it to the period 1692 – 1700 by city assay mark. It once belonged to the Jakob Frank Collection, which was bought for the museum’s holdings in 1906 by his heirs.

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Details

  • Title: Monstrance
  • Date: 1675 – 1685
  • Date Created: 1675 – 1685
  • Location Created: Germany, Augsburg
  • Physical Dimensions: 47.5 cm x 17.5 cm; base 13.5 cm x 11 cm
  • Type: monstrance
  • Contributor: Museum of Arts and Crafts, Zagreb
  • Rights: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)
  • External Link: http://athena.muo.hr/?object=list&find=002742
  • Medium: silver gilt

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