Two polyhedrons

Egidius Lobenigk1581 - 1584

Green Vault, Dresden State Art Museums

Green Vault, Dresden State Art Museums
Dresden, Germany

The creation of these pieces called for the utmost skill and a thorough knowledge of mathematics and perspective. Anyone who could produce a piece of this kind on the lathe had outstanding gifts and his skill was beyond question.


  • Title: Two polyhedrons
  • Creator: Egidius Lobenigk
  • Date Created: 1581 - 1584
  • Physical Dimensions: h92.1 cm
  • Collection: Grünes Gewölbe (Green Vault)
  • Additional Artists: Georg Wecker (ca. 1550)
  • Type: Ivory work
  • Rights: Grünes Gewölbe, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Photographer: Jürgen Karpinski
  • External Link: http://skd-online-collection.skd.museum/de/contents/show?id=121151

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