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Hanseatic beaker, in an inverted trumpet shape - Norwegian Metalworking
  • Date 1780
  • Place of Origin Bergen, Norway
  • Creator Jørgen Jansen Greve

This Hanseatic beaker, identified by its inverted trumpet shape, was made by Jørgen Jansen Greve in Bergen, Norway in 1780. Greve was an active goldsmith from 1758 to 1804.

Inscription: O.T. Hoimyr

Marks: 1.8; City gates over seven balls (indicting it was made in Bergen); DK (assayer’s mark for Dithmar Kahrs who assayed from 1780-1788); IG (maker’s mark for Jan Jansen Greve)

  • Materials Silver
  • Dimensions height: 6.5 inches; diameter: 4.5 inches
  • Identifier / Source 1980.118.001 - Gift from the estate of Rebecca Chilcott Jackson Shepherd