Beaker with two bands of engraved floral motifs against a priked background - Norwegian Metalworking
  • Date 1793
  • Place of Origin Bergen, Norway
  • Creator Johan Salomon Hind

This beaker has two bands of engraved floral motifs against a priked background. It was made by Johan Salomon Hind who was an active goldsmith in Bergen between 1790 and 1812.

Marks: Bergen city gate with seven balls (indicating it was made in Bergen); MP (the assay mark of Mathais Pettersen, who assayed between 1796 and 1812); JSH(indicating it was made by Johan Salomon Hind); 93 (indicating it was made in 1793); and the zodiac sign for Sagittarius (indicating it was made between November 22 and December 21)

  • Materials Silver
  • Dimensions height: 4.313 in; width: 2.813 in; depth: 2.5 in
  • Identifier / Source 1980.117.001 - Museum Purchase
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