Wine fountain and cooler, Alger Mensma (attributed to), 1731 - 1732

Wine fountain and cooler, Alger Mensma (attributed to), 1731 - 1732

silver (metal), h 51.2cm × d 27.2cm × w 4900.0gr More details

The wine fountain and the cooler, used to rinse one’s hands and wine glasses, formed the decorative centrepiece of a lavish buffet. These were presented to Cornelis Schrijver in gratitude for his heroic naval deeds, alluded to by the reliefs with trophies of arms, fish, shells and sea gods.

On display in room 1.1

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