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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1999.306.73
People
Martin Carl Hanias, German (Nuremberg 1697 - circa 1765)
Previously attributed to Unidentified Artist
Title
Beaker
Other Titles
Former Title: Burial Society Beaker/ Beaker from Chevra Kaddischa Zeckendorf
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1738
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Germany, Nüremberg
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/186510
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver, gilded interior
Dimensions
17.9 x 11.7 cm (7 1/16 x 4 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • maker's mark: base, impressed: [design of rooster] [mark of Martin Carl Hanias, Tebbe MZ317]
  • hallmark: base, impressed: N [encircled] [Nuremburg City mark, 1735-1739, Tebbe MZ36]
Provenance
Chevrah Kadishah: Zeckendorf & Demmelsdorf, Demmelsdorf. Cup was commissioned by predecessor organization. Ownership in 1930 noted by Theodor Harburger in his inventory.
David Berg, New York, NY, Bequest to the Harvard University Art Museums, 1999.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of David Berg
Accession Year
1999
Object Number
1999.306.73
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Dr. A. Eckstein, Geschichte der Juden im ehemaligen Fürstbistum Bamberg, Druck und Verlag der Handels-Druckerei (Bamberg, 1898), P. 117, footnote 2

Dr. Baruch Ophir, Pinkas Hakehillot [Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities from their Foundation till after the Holocaust], Yad Vashem Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority (Jerusalem, Israel, 1972), pp. 146-8, repr. in b/w, p. 247

Eva Groiss-Lau, Jüdisches Kulturgut auf dem Land: Synagogen, Realien und Tauchbäder in Oberfranken, Deutscher Kunstverlag (Munich, Germany, 1995), p. 162, repr. no. 128, pp. 180, 184, 187

Theodor Harburger, Die Inventarisation jüdischer Kunst - und Kulturdenkmäler in Bayern, Jüdisches Museum Franken - Fürth & Schnaittach (Fürth, Germany, 1998), p. 798, repr. in b/w

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