A Groningen silver beaker
Tapering beaker on a tall base. Engraved with scrollwork amid fruit garlands and with three oval medallions depicting personifications of Spes, Fides and Caritas. H 9.5 cm, weight 105 g.
Marks of Evert Willems, 1634/35.
We would like to thank Professor Johan ter Molen, Apeldoorn, for his kind support in cataloguing this piece.
Dutch private collection.
Cf. an apostle spoon by this maker in private ownership illus. in Jean-Pierre van Rijen, Greuninger Keur, Groningen 1997, no. 152.