Dutch silver beaker

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Dutch silver beaker


Jarich Gerrits van der Lely

Leeuwarden, 1657

124 grams, 10 cm high


The tapering body, finely engraved with fruit clusters, flowers and scrollwork, is placed on a stand ring with cable border. On the reverse the monogram GID and the date 1666 are engraved. With later English crest. Fully marked and displaying an assay stripe.




Private collection, The Netherlands



Associate literature:

-M.E. Stoter, Lely in zilver, Van der Lely, meesterzilversmeden te Leeuwarden 1574-1788, Fries Museum Leeuwarden, 1989, pp. 24-29.

-P. Schoen, Tussen hamer en aambeeld, Edelsmeden in Friesland tijdens de Gouden Eeuw, Hilversum, 2016